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The Ethiopian Wolf: Respected and Threatened by Local Cattle Farmers

posted Oct 23, 2017, 2:58 PM by chloe owens

9/4/17, by Universiteitleiden, Netherlands

The Ethiopian wolf: respected and threatened by local cattle farmers

The rare Ethiopian wolf is increasingly coming into contact with local cattle farmers. PhD candidate Girma Eshete explored ways of saving this elegant animal from being wiped out. Phd-defense on 5 September. With its long legs and beautiful red fur, the Ethiopian wolf is an elegant predator. Unfortunately, there are fewer than 500 wolves left in the highlands of Ethiopia, the only place where these animals are found. Measures are needed to prevent the species becoming extinct.