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Are They Still Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf in Finland?

posted May 28, 2016, 1:20 PM by chloe owens

2/29/16, by Patrick Barkham, The Guardian

Are they still afraid of the big bad wolf in Finland?

There’s been a massacre in Finland. The country, which from afar looks to epitomize sustainable living, has slaughtered a third of its wolves this winter. Seventy-five wolves have been killed since the end of August: 43 in a government-sanctioned cull, and most of the rest under a license system that allows “problem” wolves – those repeatedly found in villages or menacing farm livestock – to be shot dead…