Significantly more bears culled in six months than entire 2020

Ljubljana, 8 July - Slovenian authorities dealt with more incidents of damage caused by bears and fewer by wolves in January-June compared to the same six-month period last year, while the total damage is lower. A total of 128 bears were culled in this period, a significant rise from a total of 99 culled in the entire 2020.

A bear shot by Ribnica hunters in the south.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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