Attempted Wolf Hazing in France

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“The government advises farmers to shoot near their farms to educate the wolves to stay away.

It has also advised – and paid for – sheep farmers to buy electric fences and huge protection dogs with spiked metal collars to stop the wolves sinking their fangs into their necks.

The French government is spending 12m euros (£10m) a year on wolf attack prevention and compensation.

In some areas the government pays out more for the wolf than it does for the unemployed, according to the hill farmers’ organisation Eleveurs et Montagnes (Breeders and mountains)”<<<Read More from the BBC>>>