Germans could be allowed to hunt wolves under new proposal

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Wolf hunting could be legalised in Germany in a bid to control numbers, under a proposal to be discussed in parliament Friday.

MPs concerned that the rapidly growing wolf population is beginning to impinge on human settlement areas want strict protection laws to be lifted.

“The wolf population is larger than the government admits. An uncontrolled increase is a serious danger for livestock and for people,” said Karlheinz Busen of the opposition Free Democrat Party (FDP), which is behind the initiative. “There are just too many wolves, they need to be hunted.”<<<Read More>>>