NorwayToday: 47 wolves can be killed

Artikkeldato: 16. 9. 2016

The regional predatory animal boards have resolved an overall permissions to kill a quota of 47 wolves, 24 of these within the wolf zone, this year and next year.

In Oslo, Akershus, Østfold and Hedmark there is a quota of 37 wolves, 13 of which are outside the wolf zone, while 24 are within it, says Environment Directorate. In Western Norway and Oppland there is a quota of three wolves, while in southern Norway and Central Norway are only two.

Quotas are set by predatory animal boards as population targets are reached in all regions, said the agency.

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