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Sweden mulls tougher laws against illegal wolf hunting

[large thumbnail url=”sweden-mulls-tougher-laws-against-illegal-wolf-hunting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”sweden-mulls-tougher-laws-against-illegal-wolf-hunting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”10″]  Stockholm – The Swedish government wants ‘tougher’ legislation against illegal hunting of wolves, Environment Minsiter Andreas Carlgren said Monday, on the eve of this year’s licensed wolf hunt.

During the month-long hunt that opens Saturday, hunters will be allowed to shoot 20 wolves.

The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention has estimated that between 25 and 35 wolves are killed illegally each year.

You can read the entire article on monstersandcritics.com:  Sweden mulls tougher laws against illegal wolf hunting

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