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SE: Moose hunter shot attacking wolf

Roughly translated by TWIN Observer


A moose hunter shot a wolf in a place north of Härnösand this morning. The wolf attacked the hunter’s dog, and the hunter had to shoot the wolf to save the dog’s life, SVT News reports Western Norway.

Both hunter and dog managed to be undamaged, according to the police.

The dead wolf should be sent to the National Veterinary Office (SVA) for examination.

The Environmental prosecutor at the prosecution chamber in Östersund shall investigate the incident.