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DK: First native Danish wolf pups in 200 years

Roughly translated by TWIN Observer


For the first time in 200 years, there have been wolf pups born in Denmark, reports the Danish Environmental Protection Agency. Three puppies were registered this weekend in West Jutland. The Environmental Protection Agency had previously received reports of a wolf pairs south of Holstebro, and probably the same pair which now has puppies.

It has been more than 200 years since the last wolf was shot in Denmark. But since 2012 wolves have been observed again, mostly in Jutland.

The wolves live mainly on deer meat, but if a pet is killed by a wolf the Environment Board pays compensation. The Agency also provides grants for wolf secure enclosures. Since April, no wolves have attacked sheep in such enclosures.