Denmark’s first wolf slaying trial sees conviction upheld

From Xinhua:

COPENHAGEN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — The Danish Court of Appeal upheld on Wednesday a guilty verdict in the case of a 67-year-old hunter who had killed a wolf in violation of the country’s hunting act.

Wolves have been protected in most of the European Union (EU) countries since 1992. This means that hunting or trapping them is prohibited. Shooting a wolf can result in fines and imprisonment for up to two years.

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