In British Columbia, wolverines normally occupy mountain habitats and are rarely found near the coast. Nevertheless, a new study not only documents wolverines on Princess Royal Island for the first time, but uses nitrogen isotope analysis to infer that the animals were likely eating salmon. (Article available on request.).

Original research article published in Canadian Field-Naturalist on January 13, 2014

Name and affiliations of selected authors

Thomas Shardlow, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada