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Mark Cochran of the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness removes wire gun cleaning brushes from a tree during a wolverine research project in North Idaho. Volunteers visit baited sites to see if hair from wolverines climbing up to the bait is collected by the brushes for DNA sampling.

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Idaho taps citizen scientists to track reclusive animals

Idaho researchers tap hundreds of citizens to help with a study of reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest.

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