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Spain Wolf-Hunt Price Drop Shows Old Predator Gets New Appraisal

posted Jun 27, 2015, 4:38 PM by chloe owens

4/8/15, by Charles Penty, Bloomberg Business

Spain Wolf-Hunt Price Drop Shows Old Predator Gets New Appraisal

Antonio Navarro remembers when hunters paid 14,900 euros ($16,020) for rights to kill wolves nine years…near Spain’s border with Portugal.  Now, they can go for about a quarter of that…It may also be evidence that wolf-spotting tours and environmental awareness are leading Spaniards to see the animals as better alive than dead…farmers and conservationists are finding enough common ground to allow the mythical predators to survive in their natural habitat…”Perhaps no other species stirs so much hatred and emotion at the same time as the wolf does – its’ part of our Spanish experience, said Fernandez…

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-08/spain-wolf-hunt-price-drop-shows-old-predator-gets-new-appraisal

 

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