Posts

From phys.org:

The hunter-prey drama took place just outside wildlife enthusiast Ennio Ciccotti’s window, in the central Italian town of Scanno.

Four wolves, trailing a herd of red deer, chased them down the road bordering Ciccotti’s house, and ran through town, passing across front lawns and shuttered restaurant terraces.

Click here for the full story.

From EUReporter.co:

European citizens support protection for wolves, and the majority oppose the killing of wolves in any circumstances. This is the main outcome of an opinion poll among adults across six EU countries commissioned by Eurogroup for Animals. It’s time for politicians to listen to the voice of their electors and ensure that the species continues to be strictly protected.

Conducted by​Savanta ComRes in six EU member states – France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland and Finland the survey aimed to better understand public perceptions and attitudes towards wolf protection across Europe.

Click here for the full story.

From The Guardian:

Belgium is becoming “the wolf crossroads of Europe”, a conservation charity has said as it reported new sightings from France and Germany, while Flemish authorities separately announced the imminent arrival of wolf puppies.

Flanders’ environment minister, Zuhal Demir, announced that a pair of wolves in the north of the country were expecting cubs, four months after arrival in the area of a female wolf, Noëlla, who was billed as “a potential new love” for a previously lone wolf, August.

Click here for the full story.

From Express.co.uk:

Vicious wolves running riot on the outskirts of Rome could spark chaos for the city’s booming tourism levels.

A number of the species have been spotted near the Appia Antica Park, just under three miles from the centre of the historic city, with a warning the species are “dangerous” for people who come in contact with them. The sightings will be a blow to Rome’s impressive tourism trade, which pulls in over 6 billion euros to the nation’s economy each year.

Click here for the full story.

From the Telegraph:

Demands by Italian farmers for the country’s burgeoning wolf population to be culled have been rejected by the government, with a newly launched management plan insisting that man and beast can co-exist.

After months of debate, the coalition has come up with a wolf management plan which firmly rejects the shooting, poisoning or trapping of wolves.

Click here for the full story.