Wolf fatally shot, tied to weight and dumped in lake

*Staff Note* – In the second paragraph of this “teaser,” the author/editor opted to use the term “whose body” describing the body of a wolf that was dumped into a lake. It should be noted that a wolf is not a human being and should not be given terms of human qualities to describe any […]

Wölfe am Hochstand auf der Lauer (Wolf at the high stand in wait)

James Beers, a contributor to Wolf Education International, had the following to say about this wolf behavior: “Lest some will trumpet this as yet another indication of the purported intellectual capacity of wild canids.  Alligators in Louisiana have for decades exhibited a similar proclivity. As it was explained to me years ago by an old […]

A Clear Case of Recreational Sport Killing of 40 Sheep One Wolf

BERLIN (AP) — More than 40 sheep have died in an apparent wolf attack in southwestern Germany, officials said Monday, adding fervor to an ongoing debate in the country on how much protection wolves should get. Sheep farming official Anette Wohlfahrt told the German news agency dpa that a field in the southwestern community of […]

What to know about the growing wolf population debate in Germany

After over a century and a half of extinction, wolves are back in Germany and multiplying quickly. But who exactly is affected by this growth and does it pose a threat to humans?<<<Read More>>>

Bundestag committee debates wolves’ protected status in Germany

In the years since wolves returned to Germany, they’ve multiplied quickly — bringing headaches for farmers. MPs and experts agree that more should be done to protect livestock, but they’re split on the issue of hunting. In an effort to ease tensions between conservationists and livestock farmers, the German parliament’s Environment Committee debated the issue […]

What to know about the growing wolf population debate in Germany

After over a century and a half of extinction, wolves are back in Germany and multiplying quickly. But who exactly is affected by this growth and does it pose a threat to humans? Creepy werewolves in the moonlight, Little Red Riding Hood and the big, bad wolf – it is easy to see that wolves […]

Germans could be allowed to hunt wolves under new proposal

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 […]

Resurgent wolf is back in Belgium after more than 100 years

The wild wolf has returned for the first time in more than a century to Belgium, which has become the last country in continental Europe to report a sighting of the resurgent species. The animal, which was wearing an electronic tracker, was detected in the Northern Belgian region of Flanders this month. The tracker showed the wolf had […]

Shepherds and environmentalists clash as ‘rogue wolf’ rampages through German forest

Shepherds and environmentalists have clashed over claims a “rogue wolf” is marauding through southern Germany The “problem” animal is believed to have gone on a killing spree, after several sheep and a goat were found dead on Saturday in the Odenwald forest. Locals had thought wolves were extinct in the forest, which extends over parts […]

Wolf cub hybrids face the chopping block in Germany

The wolf management authority wants to put down six wolf-labrador dogs, sparking an outcry from puppy lovers. The hybrids threaten the genetic future of the resurgent wolf population.<<<Read More>>>