Wolves return to Denmark for first time in 200 years

At least five wolves, including one female, have returned to Denmark for the first time in two centuries, a zoologist who has obtained DNA evidence said on Thursday.

The predators came from Germany to settle in western Denmark’s agricultural region, the least densely populated in the Scandinavian country.

Peter Sunde, scientist at the University of Aarhus, told AFP the wolves must have walked more than 500 kilometres (310 miles).

“We think these are young wolves rejected by their families who are looking for new hunting grounds,” the researcher added.

Source: Wolves return to Denmark for first time in 200 years

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