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Eco Groups Protest Over Wolf Death Sentence

posted Jan 15, 2016, 1:44 PM by chloe owens

9/15/15, by The Local, Switzerland’s news in English

Eco groups protest over wolf death sentence

An official shoot-to-kill order on a wolf, which has slaughtered 44 sheep in the canton of Valais is “illegal” say wildlife groups, as the sheep were not sufficiently protected. WWF and Pro Natura are objecting to the kill order, imposed on September 1st…According to the organizations, the sheep grazing pastures where the wolf has been seen had no protection measures in force to guard the flocks. “Even the simplest and easiest methods of protecting flocks were not taken…An official order to shoot requires 15 sheep to have been killed