Hunters in Estonia applying for compensation from state for killed hunting dogs

From in Estonia:

Due to the increased amount of hunting dogs killed by wolves during this season, hunters are asking for compensation from the state to make up for the loss of their hunting partners. The dogs are used in boar hunts, and this is a rule commissioned by the Estonian Hunters´ Society.

The Estonian Environment Board (Keskonnaamet) gave a special permit until the end of March for hunting eight more wolves, although the wolf hunt season ended on Saturday, February 29, and from the allowed 86 wolves, 22 had not been culled, ETV´s current affairs show “Aktuaalne kaamera” reported.

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