www.iflscience.com – Outrage As Norway Offers Licences To Kill Two-Thirds Of Its Endangered Wolf Population

Artikkeldato: 20.9.2016

In a move that is baffling many, from environmentalists to its own people, the Norwegian government has announced a plan to cull two-thirds of its wild wolf population. At last count, that population is currently at just 68.

The government is justifying the cull – the largest planned since 1911 – by claiming it is predator population control to minimize harm done to farmers’ sheep. However, environmental groups, including WWF Norway, have argued that the damage caused by such a small population is minimal and the government’s response is out of proportion and motivated by other factors.

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