Wolf Attacks Two Children in Poland

WOLF BEISST KINDE Am Dienstagabend wurden in Strzebowiska und Przysłup im polnischen Karpatenvorland nahe der slowakischen Grenze vermutlich zwei Kinder von einem Wolf angegriffen, wie polnische Medien berichten. Die verletzte Kinder wurden ins Krankenhaus gebracht, ihr Leben sei aber nicht in Gefahr. Bei den Verletzten handelt es sich um ein acht Jahre altes Mädchen und einen zehnjähriger […]

The occurrence of nematodes of the genus Trichinella in wolves (Canis lupus) from the Bieszczady Mountains and Augustowska Forest in Poland

Abstract The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of Trichinella infection in wolves (Canis lupus) in two regions in Poland. Muscle samples were collected from 21 wolves between 1999 and 2015 and processed by artificial digestion. In two cases, the muscle larvae (ML) were obtained and stored in alcohol. ML were […]

Wolves return to Warsaw area after decades

The country’s communist regime organised a vast wolf cull in the 1960s in response to the perceived danger they posed, paying residents for every animal shot dead. Locals killed off the park‘s last wolf pack in 1964. Officials added the wolf to the country’s list of endangered species in the 1990s following protests from ecologists […]

Standards for the monitoring of the Central European wolf population in Germany and Poland

Summary Germany and Poland share a joint wolf population ‐ the Central European population. For a joint assessment of the status of transboundary populations, the underlying data must be comparable. In 2012, the members of the Polish‐German wolf working group decided to commission the development of joint monitoring standards as a prerequisite to allow a robust population‐level […]