Report on shooting of bear M13 in Switzerland

Author: John Linnell/Tuesday, April 9, 2013/Categories: News

On the 19th of February 2013 a bear, known as M13, was shot in Switzerland in response to conflicts. The shooting sparked a considerable controversy. The IUCN has prepared this statement to explain the position of its Bear Specialist Group on this action. It provides good background to the circumstances.


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