Finland: There has been a rise in wolf sightings in North Karelia.


There has been a sharp increase in wolf sightings in a municipality near the Russian border in Northern Karelia, says Finnish farmers’ union daily Maaseudun Tulevaisuus.

The area is home to three of Finland’s four large predators: bears, wolves and wolverines. Wolf sightings are not rare in the region – but it is unusual that they are seen near people’s residences.

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