New study shows that allowing wolf (Canis lupus) culling was substantially more likely to increase poaching than reduce it. 

According to Blood does not buy goodwill: allowing culling increases poaching of a large carnivore Guillaume Chapron, Adrian Treves Published 11 May 2016.   "We present the first quantitative evaluation of the hypothesis that liberalizing culling will reduce poaching and improve population status of an endangered carnivore. We show that allowing wolf (Canis lupus) culling was …

Animals caught in snare traps take hours or even days to die.

 Wolf culls ensnared in ethical debate (Source) A groundswell of critics believe the century-old method of trapping animals should be done away with, writes Mark Hume For more than two decades, Gilbert Proulx has spent countless hours in an enclosed wooded compound, monitoring foxes as they hunted rabbits and squirrels, then setting what he thought were …

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