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The tragedy of Italy’s dead bear – and the folly of rewilding

9 September 2023

11:00 AM

9 September 2023

11:00 AM

A butcher who has killed the most famous wild bear in Italy is now unable to leave his house for fear of being killed himself.

The tragedy calls into question, once again, the wisdom of the ever more fashionable quest by people in cities to rewild the countryside with dangerous animals such as bears and wolves.

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