HOWL Colorado

AFP: Controversial Swedish wolf hunt ends, one shy of target

[large thumbnail url=”afp-controversial-swedish-wolf-hunt-ends-one-shy-of-target” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”afp-controversial-swedish-wolf-hunt-ends-one-shy-of-target” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s controversial wolf hunt, which has sparked widespread criticism from environmentalists and legal action from the European Commission, ended with hunters failing to cull one of the 20 animals in the quota, officials said Wednesday.

“The hunt is now over in all regions,” Anneli Nivren of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency told AFP, adding one wolf had escaped the hunters.

This year’s hunt started on January 15 and ended Tuesday, during which time hunters were permitted to shoot 20 wolves across six regions.

But by an hour after sundown Tuesday when the hunting season ended, only 19 animals had been culled…

Read the entire article on Google news: Controversial Swedish wolf hunt ends, one escapes

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Copyright © HOWL Colorado. All rights reserved.
info@howlcolorado.org