Provence & Côte d'Azur: The hunter becomes the hunted once again
The hunt is on
A spate of highly publicised wolf attacks on flocks of sheep and goats is believed to be behind the new bill.
Last summer, in the Var valley alone, over 300 animals, including horses, fell victim to the jaws of the grey wolf.
While there is no official statistic on how many wolves actually live in France (having returned to the country in the early 90s, crossing over the borders from northern Italy), experts estimate that around 200 furry individuals live in the Alps region. They are said to be separated into roughly 20 different packs who roam the mountainous stretches.
Read more about wolf culling in the June edition of The Riviera Times...