This Wily Wolverine Threw Scientists for a Loop

He had traveled great distances in order to enjoy a free meal from our box trap

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We don’t often get visits from the same wolverine. Clearly, this animal has our number. Credit: WCS.
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Scientists from the WCS Arctic Beringia program are studying wolverines’ movements and diets, as well as the creatures’ relationship with the spring snow, in which they den and raise their kits. Credit: Matt Kynoch/WCS.
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Seamus stares back from the confines of the box trap. Credit: Matt Kynoch/WCS.
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Seamus was first captured around 10:30 p.m. local time on March 17, 2018, under a swirling green aurora. Credit: Matt Kynoch/WCS.
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Wildlife Conservation Society field technician Matt Kynoch checks the contents of a box trap in Alaska. Credit: Peter Mather.

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