Artikkeldato: 3.11.2016
Av: Elina Immonen & Arild Husby

Norway’s regional management authorities have approved plans to cull up to 70% of its grey wolves (Canis lupus). Because the current population consists of just 65–68 individuals, of which only 21 are thought to be sexually mature (see go.nature.com/2euyixy), this cull and the subsequent loss of genetic material would seem to be a significant misstep for ensuring the wolf’s persistence in Norway.

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