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2008 Status Report on the Wolf Population in Croatia

As in previous year, the Status Report gave an overview of the assessed wolf population size in Croatia in 2008 that was obtained using a combination of methods.

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2007 Status Report on the Wolf Population in Croatia

The main determinants of the 2007 Status Report on the Wolf Population were...

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Attitudes of rural and urban public toward wolves in Croatia - Final report

This report presents descriptive analysis of the data collected during survey of public attitudes toward wolves and wolf management. The data were collected during the year 2003, 2004 and 2005. Some of the results are compared with results...

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2006 Report on the Wolf Population Status in Croatia

The 2006 Report on the Wolf Population Status, just like last year\'s report, presents the data on the wolf\'s impact on human activities...

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2005 Report on the Wolf Population Status in Croatia

The 2005 Report on the Wolf Population Status in Croatia was prepared for the purpose of implementing the Wolf Management Plan. The report outlines the main features...

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Perceptions of wolves

In the past, wolves in Croatia were eradicated using all possible means, and large-scale campaigns to eradicate the wolves were carried out during the 1950s.

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Why donations?

The protection of large carnivores is one of the most complex nature protection issues. Large carnivores feed, namely, on animals, which are at the same time the subject of economic exploitation by people for food, hunting, etc...

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How can the fence be maintained?

Without a regular maintenance the fence may easily cease being efficient. The battery charge is to be checked and it is recommended to have tow batteries of which one will always be full and...

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How to get the cattle used to the electric fence?

Domestic animals coming into contact with an electric fence for the first time must be taught that touching the fence wire is painful. It would be best...

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What does the fence for the protection against wolves look like?

The electric fence consists of a corresponding energy source, an impulse generator, electricity conducting wires fixed to wooden or plastic posts by means of special insulators and metal grounding rods. The simplest energy source...

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What is an electric fence?

The use of electric fences is one of the most efficient methods of protecting the cattle against the attacks of wolves and other carnivores. An electric fence is placed all around the place in which the cattle grazes during the day...

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How to avoid problems?

Not even a perfect shepherd dog is an almighty machine. For that reason each larger flock is to be protected by several good quality dogs and by a shepherd, of course...

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How to breed and use a working tornjak dog?

For a tornjak dog to serve his functions successfully, his breeding must begin at the age between 7 weeks and 3 months, as close as possible to the surroundings in which he will be used. For tornjak dog\'s training...

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What is expected from a good tornjak dog?

Can a tornjak dog beat a wolf? He can almost always, but many people are disappointed, because the defeat of wolves is almost never a consequence of a direct fight. The fight will occur only if all other tornjak dog\'s defensive actions fail...

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Why tornjak dogs of all the dogs?

Tornjak dogs are sturdy, about seventy centimetres tall, very resilient, seemingly indifferent, but actually very strong-willed dogs. They have long, luxuriant and colourful hairs, especially on the neck, tail...

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