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Krasno (Jelovac) pack

Monitoring of the Jelovac pack, which was later renamed the Krasno pack, began in August 2003 when wolf research began in the Lika region.

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Suho pack

The Suho pack has been monitored since 2006, when two young wolves were collared.

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Snježnik pack

The Snježnik pack remains on the northwestern side of the local road, above the settlements of Gerovo - Tršće - Prezid.

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Risnjak pack

The Risnjak pack spends the majority of the time in the area between Crni Lug, Delnice and Lokva, but also appears on the other side of Mt. Risnjak – the Lazac meadow, Vilje, Suha Rečine and Gornje Jelenje.

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Gorski kotar

The mountainous areas of Croatia, thanks to the favourable habitat conditions, has been and remains the core area where wolves have succeeded in surviving and, with improved conditions, expanding into neighbouring areas.

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Lika

In August 2003, research began in the Lika region. Research was directed at the areas of Kuterevo, Krasno and Kosinj, i.e. on the northern slopes of Mt. Velebit.

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Dalmatia

Following the protection of the wolf in 1995 and the start of planned compensation payments for damages caused to livestock by wolves, the largest number of claims originated from the Dalmatinska Zagora region.

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Research and wolf monitoring in the period 2005–2009

In the five-year period from early 2005 to the end of 2009, 14 wolves in Croatia were monitored telemetrically.

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Research and wolf monitoring in the period 1998–2004

In the period from 1998 to 2004, a total of 10 wolves were collared in Croatia. Of these, six wolves were collared in the Gorski Kotar area, and three in Dalmatia (by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) and only one in the Mt. Velebit area (OIKON).

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History of data collection

Though the project was officially completed on 1 December 2005, protection and research on the wolf continues.

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Wolf\'s diet

Domestic animals (sheep, goat and to a lesser extent smaller cattle and dog) account for 84 per cent of the wolf\'s diet in the area of Dalmatia, as opposed to Gorski kotar...

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Reproduction of wolves

The she-wolf is in heat once a year, in the period from the end of January till April, in northern parts later and in southern parts earlier...

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Dispersion

In search of a new habitat and partner they leave for areas unknown to them, which is called dispersion. Wolves have a markedly territorial character...

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Social structure

In order to be able to carry out all of these activities successfully, the pack has a relatively complex social structure. The wolf pack is...

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Physical features

By his constitution the wolf is well-adapted to running, especially to a long-lasting trot. His rib cage is narrow, elbows retracted inwards and paws turned outwards. This enables the front and rear leg on one side to move...

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