Wolves finding new homes in southern Sweden
- In past months, there have been a number of reported sightings of wolves in southern parts of the country.
- For the first time in modern times, there is a wolf den in Skåne.
- But while the new dens might be good for the wolf population, the fact that these animals have now settled in a part of the country with more domestic animals might cause problems.
Radio Sweden Audio
For more on the wolf sighting in southern Sweden and how it may be affecting breeding patterns, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.
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