Schulze had agreed to change the Federal nature conservation act, to be able to particularly eye-catching wolves to shoot. A spokeswoman for her Ministry said that the shooting of wolves can overcome a “sufficiently high electric fence”, is already possible today.
Minister of Klöckner seems to want more. In a letter to Schulze, the “Rheinische Post” reported, asks Klöckner their departmental colleague, with all the legal ways to reduce the wolf population to exploit, the international and European protection of species hold right ready. The law needs to be amended so that in the future, a “moderate Conservation” is possible that more than just individual kills allow.
In lower Saxony environment Minister, Olaf Lies (SPD) attracts a recording of wolves in the hunting law into consideration. Lower Saxony’s agricultural Minister Barbara Otte-Kinast (CDU), recently called for an expulsion of the wolf from Parts of the Federal state and the wolf-free zones.
As a spokeswoman for the Federal agricultural Ministry said, the Wolf population annually to 25 to 30 percent, which means every three to four years, a doubling. Today there is in Germany, about 600 wolves. In 2016, more than 1000 wily animals had been counted. In lower Saxony there are about 20 wolf pack with 200 to 250 animals.