https://wolf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/IWC_logo_white2a-300x127.png 0 0 Chad Richardson https://wolf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/IWC_logo_white2a-300x127.png Chad Richardson2021-02-08 15:09:432021-02-08 15:09:43Spanish farmers fear that new protections for wolves will lead to livestock deaths
Spanish farmers fear that new protections for wolves will lead to livestock deaths
Farmers groups in Spain have condemned the government’s move to declare the Iberian wolf a protected species, saying that a nationwide hunting ban would lead to more attacks on livestock.
In a nation already used to passionate debate over bull-fighting, the Environment Ministry ruled on 4 February that protections for wolves in the south would extend north of the Douro river, where controlled hunting had still been allowed.
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