Minnesota's moose population has plummeted by 52% since 2010, and officials have launched a $1.2 million investigation into the species' decline. Nearly 100 moose have been collared, allowing researchers to track the animals, collect other data and get to them quickly in the event of mortality in an effort to better understand the cause of the decline. The state's 2013 moose hunt has been canceled as well to reduce pressure on the population.

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