Spanish farmers deeply split as ban on hunting wolves is extended

Spanish farmers deeply split as ban on hunting wolves is extended

“There have always been wolves. We humans have hunted and killed all the animals around us because we want everything for ourselves,” says Laura Serrano Isla, who tends her flock of 650 sheep near Burgos in north-west Spain. “We think we rule the world but if we kill all the rest of the animals, the […]

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Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf – The Long Read

Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf – The Long Read

There’s a monument near Brora, 60 miles short of John o’Groats, that claims to mark the spot where the last wolf in Sutherland was killed. I pass it often in the car. The wolf, it says, was killed by the hunter Polson in or about the year 1700. I know this story. Polson, so it […]

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Controversial killing of wolves continues in Washington State

Controversial killing of wolves continues in Washington State

State wildlife officials have killed the remainder of a wolf pack in eastern Washington and authorized the killing of one to two members of a nearby pack, reaffirming the state’s controversial policy of using lethal means to deal with the predators when they attack cattle. The announcement comes after the Washington Department of Fish and […]

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Washington Wildlife Agency Issues Kill Order on Another Endangered Wolf Pack

Washington Wildlife Agency Issues Kill Order on Another Endangered Wolf Pack

OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a new order today authorizing the killing of one member of the Wedge wolf pack in Stevens County — the latest in a long series of kill orders in this area. This may leave just two surviving wolves, according to the department’s annual wolf report […]

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