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Can There Be a Good Reason to Kill Two-Thirds of Your Wolves? Norway Thinks So

posted Jan 6, 2017, 1:14 PM by chloe owens

11/10/16, by Fusion News

Can there be a good reason to kill two-thirds of your wolves? Norway thinks so

Currently, wolves are only supposed to live in designated “wolf zones” areas along the craggy Norwegian-Swedish border established to nurture the country’s recovering wolf population. But according to Fjaern, there are too many wolves and they’re spreading across the country…”they will repopulate very quickly if given the chance and then we’ll have a national problem. They’re not supposed to be in all of Norway.” Fjaern said families that have allowed their sheep to roam freely for decades – if not centuries – have had to move to wolf-free areas, only to have the beasts follow them and continue killing. Others, she reiterates, have abandoned the time-honored occupation permanently.