Finland announces wolf hunt

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Finland announces wolf hunt


To curb illegal poaching, Finland has authorised the hunt of nearly 50 of the country’s 250 grey wolves. This is 20% of the Finland’s wolf population.

“We wish to gain experience [to see] if this could be one solution to the conflict around wolves,” Sauli Härkönen, a director tasked with hunting administration at the Finnish Wildlife Agency, told the Agence France-Presse (AFP).

The cull begins on January 23, with quotas for specific regions and carried out by licensed hunters, reported the...


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