Hunting a longstanding tradition in Sweden

Mikael Rindhagen, head of the hunting party, checks in with others on the radio. (Frank Radosevich/Radio Sweden)
Autumn marks the start of hunting season for moose in Sweden.

It’s a longstanding tradition that can take a lot of patience and practice. And even then that doesn’t mean hunters won’t come home empty-handed.

Radio Sweden tagged along recently with a team of hunters who were out looking for moose and wild boar in a suburb just north of Stockholm.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Man in Arctic Canada found guilty of killing polar bear without tag, CBC News

Finland: Growing deer population leading to more accidents, property damage in Finland, Yle News

Norway: Arctic fox’s rapid journey from Svalbard to Northern Canada stuns researchers, The Independent Barents Observer

Sweden: Poachers suspected behind dwindling wolf numbers in Sweden, Radio Sweden

Frank Radosevich, Radio Sweden

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