Wolves and Shepherds in the French Alps


Wild wolf attacks on sheep and lambs are threatening the livelihood of traditional French sheep herders in the South of France. Wolves were once hunted to extinction in France, but over the last ten years, encouraged by conservationists, a French wolf population has been firmly re-established in the country, originating in Le Parc du Mercantour.

However, over the last 5 years, 20,000 sheep have been killed by wolves in France Their losses are making the traditional summer...
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