Swedish government aims to cull wolf population by as much as half

From The Guardian in the UK:

Sweden’s government has said it aims to carry out a significant wolf cull this year, potentially reducing the current population of about 400 animals by as much as half in a move that could breach EU directives.

“We see that the wolf population is growing every year and with this cull, we want to ensure that we can get down to the goal set by parliament,” Anna-Caren Sätherberg, the Swedish rural affairs minister, told the public broadcaster SVT.

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