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On the trail of wolves in France


INFOGRAPHIC - Disappeared since the 1930s, the wolf returns. Its natural dispersion is accompanied by controversy between shepherds and ecologists about an animal that is both predator and protected species.

Is he good, is he the bad guy?

It frightens as much as it fascinates.

It is said to devour grandmothers and children, especially little girls… but also to save and raise them, such as Remus and Romulus.

That he is intelligent and sly, or that he is stupid like Ysengrin duped by Goupil.

He gave man his best friend - the 340 breeds of dog, from the doberman to the dwarf spitz, descend from this common ancestor - while remaining his worst enemy...

From extermination...

The man in the story not being the least cruel, he very early dedicated an institution to him: It is this sacred Charlemagne, who invented in 813, the louveterie, by the capitular De Villis, whose charge still exists today, to carry out their systematic and organized elimination.

It will have taken 1000 years to get rid of it with gunshots and poison.

They were 15,000 at the end of the 18th century.

They completely disappeared from the territory in the 1930s.

… on the way back

Since 1992, it has returned naturally…

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Source: lefigaro

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