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Lone wolf calls Denmark home after two centuries

Lone wolf believed to have settled in Denmark.
Lone wolf believed to have settled in Denmark. Image by Robert Dewar / CC BY 2.0

Experts at the National History Museum in Aarhus and Aarhus University in Denmark, have confirmed that at least one wolf is calling the country home, for the first time in almost two hundred years. The first wolf sighting was recorded in October 2012 in northern Jutland, but it’s taken scientists two years to confirm that the animal is living in the country permanently. Several others have been sighted, but so far only male DNA has been found, leading experts to conclude that there are no resident wolf packs. Read more: thelocal.dk