The hunt took over a month.
But early Thursday morning shot to end the wolf as described and killed fifty sheep in northern Skåne and Småland, southern.
The male was shot in the neighborhood of Visseltofta.
It was by pure chance that the hunt finally completed. One of the 150 hunter hired by the county administrative board designated hunting leader was on his way to work and happened to see the wolf.
He quickly called together some of the authorized hunters in the area who put themselves in the area.
After a short time the wolf came up. Clock 07.15 handled the.
- The first shot was killing, then shot a shot to precaution, says Per-Magnus Åhrén, Head of Skåne County Administrative nature protection unit which was responsible for the hunt.
The wolf has apparently alone stood behind ten attacks on sheep between 1 August and 29 september.
Most have been in the neighborhood of Vittsjo, but four attacks have been around Markaryd in Kronoberg County.
County Administrative Board of Skåne granted in late August culling of wolves. A week later, the county administrative board of Kronoberg same thing.
- It had fulfilled all the requirements for the grant of culling, including at least three attacks on sheep in the same area, says Per-Magnus Åhrén.
Henrik barniques, experienced veteran in Skåne hunting circles, was appointed leader of the protective hunting. At most, the 150 hunters engaged in the mission.
Wolf hunting has not been without controversy. In recent weeks it has several times occurred to “Wolf friends” embarked in the same woods as the designated hunters.
With shouts and noise, they have tried to scare away wolves from hunters' proximity.
Now shipped the shot the wolf to the National Veterinary Institute.