"A wolf that have killed at least ten of the reindeer have been shot outside Sorsele, following a decision from the County administrative board. "
"– the Hunting of wolves is unusual, " says Linda Backlund, rovdjursförvaltare at the county administrative board of Västerbotten, Västerbotten courier. "
"It was last Saturday that the wolf was felled, after the county administrative board considered and approved an application for the culling from Rans sami village. "
" the Hunt was carried out by staff from the county administrative board from the helicopter."
"Rans sami village have previously been refused an application which was submitted in december for the same wolf – a male from the borderlands to the north of sweden, who migrated to the north and blown clean. "
"– it was Hoped that the wolf would continue north while the reindeer went down to the vinterbetet, " explains Linda Backlund."
"But the wolf did not do as the county had hoped. Shortly after the new year walked into the Delivery samebys area, where there were 400 - 500 reindeer."
"In a few days rev wolf three reindeer and began revirmarkera."
"Linda Backlund according to the Vasterbotten courier that it was documented that the wolf killed eight reindeer in the county before the decision was made to cull. After the decision has encountered three additional reindeer which had been pulled down by the wolf."