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Ukraine conflict stalls hunting, leads to more wolf attacks

Post by Koa » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:12 pm

Insightful article by the NY Times addressing a multitude of human issues and their impact on animals and public health.
A Consequence of Ukraine’s War: Less Hunting, More Wolf Attacks
By Jeré Longman, Aug. 15, 2018
THE NEW YORK TIMES

USPENIVKA, Ukraine — Aleksandr Podlesnyi saw the lunge before he recognized the shape as a wolf.

His first thought was, Where did you come from?

As the wolf clamped onto his left arm, his second thought was, I will kill him or he will kill me.

Mr. Podlesnyi, 41, had emerged from his outhouse early on Dec. 9, intending to feed his chickens and ducks. Instead, he found himself becoming an extreme example of the unintended consequences of a war that has simmered for four years in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists.
Read the full article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/spor ... nting.html
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