"the County administrative board in Västerbotten have decided on the hunting of three lynx in the Blaikfjäll area in the municipality of Vilhelmina."
"the Hunting may take place in the area until 14 april, and has approved, inter alia, as a preventive measure before the reindeer calving. Vilhelmina södra sameby have lost many calves the past few years, writes SVT News Sweden."
"There is a greater risk to lynx takes the small newborn reindeer, but they can also take the full-grown."
"– It is a problem area that the sami village has on that mountain. We've researched and we have found a number of family groups of lynx, " says Michael Schneider, with the county administrative board Västerbotten, sweden, to the TT."
"the Country's county administrative board manages and makes decisions on applications for hunting of lynx. Hunting is allowed in order to prevent damage to, inter alia, other animals, plants or property, and is outside of the hunting license, which is now completed."
"– With a hunting license to regulate, in this case lodjursstammens the presence and density throughout the county, while hunting for an identified problem area, " says Michael Schneider."