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Armenian Government to Reward Wolf Hunting

From Asbarez.com in Armenia: YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Citing increased livestock killings, the Armenian government announced on Thursday financial rewards for wolf hunting across the country. The government said hunters will receive 100,000 drams ($275) for every grey wolf shot by them. The payments will be carried out by the Ministry of Environment Protection. Click here for the […]

Egyptian jackal is actually ancient wolf

From Mongabay.com: The Egyptian jackal, which may have been the inspiration for the Egyptian god Anubis, is actually not a jackal at all but a member of the wolf family. New genetic research in the open-access journal PLoS ONE finds that the Egyptian jackal is Africa’s only member of the gray wolf family. The new wolf, dubbed […]

UAE: Arabian wolf thrives in breeding centre

From thenational.ae in the United Arab Emirates: SHARJAH // As the call to prayer echoes across to their lair, the Arabian wolves howl along. “They do this with every call to prayer,” said Dr Jane Budd, the carnivore specialist at the Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife, in Sharjah. The Arabian wolves, along with other […]

Iraq wolves are big, bad and unafraid

From the Seattle Times: SAMAWAH, Iraq — The bloodthirsty enemy had gathered on the city’s perimeter, but this time the locals were ready. They had formed armed committees similar to forces of the so-called “Sons of Iraq” movement fighting off al-Qaida in Iraq militants in western Iraq. They were gearing for a fight. Click here […]

Kyrgyzstan: Keeping the wolves from the door

From the Institute for War & Peace Reporting: Abibilla Sultanov’s life was shattered in less than an hour. The shepherd was woken by sound of a wolf howling on a freezing night just before New Year, and ran out to find a ferocious pack tearing his prized flock to pieces. Fumbling for his shotgun, he […]

Shepherds Despair as Wolves Thrive in Croatia

From Environmental News Network: The state has made them a protected species, but shepherds say Croatia’s wolves are living up to their storybook reputation as the bad guys. Wolves roaming rural Croatia are preying on sheep and goats while enjoying more rights than livestock owners. Click here for the full story.

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