Germany Orders Shoot-to-Kill for Hybrid Wolf-Dog Pups to Protect Local Wolf Populations

From Nature World News:

Authorities in the German state of Bavaria in the southeast have ordered that the pups of a wolf that had mated with a domestic dog be located and killed. The local wolf populations were safeguarded by the shoot-to-kill directive on the pups of the wolf-dog hybrids.

At the northwest corner of Bavaria, in the region of Lower Franconia, authorities recorded the wolf-dog hybrids. German law stipulates that to safeguard the local wolf population, these hybrid animals must be shot.

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