Those trends will be difficult, if not impossible, to turn around, said Lenarz.
"If there is, in fact, a relationship between climate change and moose mortality, then we're going to see it speed up even more in the next 20 years," he said. "We may see little clusters hanging on in some areas, but it won't return to where we were before. Those days are gone."
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