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SWISS MAN CHARGED OVER SHOOTING WOLF
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The authorities have brought charges against a person who allegedly shot a wolf dead last year. NEW



The person is also accused of breaking hunting and weapons laws.  

The body of a female wolf was discovered in March last year.  

She has been shot in the heart by a rifle.  

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Wolves can be legally killed but only if the authorities issue a special permit. 

This is usually done only if a wolf kills 25 sheep or other farm animals in the space of a month.  

Here on PlanetSKI we have reported in the past on the uneasy relatiions some people have with wolves in the Alps. 

 

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