First generation of Italian - Slovenian wolves in the Eastern Alps

Friday, 30 August 2013

The first breeding of wolves in the eastern Italian Alps was observed in the Lessinia region, near to Verona (north-east Italy).

 It was confirmed on August 7 by videos trapping installed by rangers of the regional park Lessinia, which attest the presence of 2 cubs of about 4 months.

This reproduction was expected for months by the global scientific community, since these two strains of population had not been in contact for 150 years.

left: the two cubs drinking

right: the path done by Slavc to find Giulietta! 

 Further information here : http://www.ferus.fr/actualite/loup-premiere-reproduction-italo-slovene-dans-les-alpes-orientales


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