Switzerland: Alpine farmers sound wolf alarm after livestock attacks

From swissinfo.ch in Switzerland:

Wolf attacks on farm animals on Alpine pastures have taken on a “new dimension”, according to the Swiss Farmers’ Union, which is calling for “new solutions to contain the growing wolf population”.

The union said in a statement on Tuesday it expected applications to shoot wolves to be approved quickly and without red tape. It also wants the government and parliament to quickly create new laws for a targeted wolf control as well as support for the farmers affected.

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