The Wolf in Switzerland
For many years the word wolf put fear in the hearts of people. It has been described as savage, evil, diabolical, and ravenous. But this is far from the truth. Wolves are very social animals with a very complex social hierarchy. A pack of wolves will consist of mothers, fathers, pups, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. The entire pack claims responsibility for each pup, should the parents be out hunting or even killed, the pups will be adopted by another mother. Wolves were once numerous throughout Switzerland, but due to fear of this misunderstood animal, they have been hunted to the point where they have become totally extinct in Switzerland. But now, the wolf is back…
Informations and links about the wolf in Switzerland.
The Wolf WebCAM
This is a webcam that monitors the facts of a pack of wolves in a zoo located in Switzerland. This webcam is actually not online. We seeking for a new location. If you have a wildlife park or a zoo in Switzerland with wolves and want to promote them, don’t wait… contact us now!!!
Informations about the livestock guardian dogs
- Herdenschutzhunde: Wichtigste Verhaltensregeln.
- Chiens de protection des troupeaux: Conseils pour les randonneurs et les cyclistes.
- Cani da protezione delle greggi: Consigli per ciclisti ed escursionisti.
What the newspapers says
- Go to the special page “News – The Wolf in Switzerland“.
Resources about the wolf in Switzerland on this website
- Links about wolves (and others animals).
Resources on other Websites
- Amaroq.ch – Amaroq is the name of a gigantic wolf in Inuit mythology.
- KORA – Coordinated research projects for the conservation and management of carnivores in Switzerland, mainly lynx, fox, wolf, bear.
- WWF Schweiz, Wolf – Der Wolf ist in der Schweiz geschützt. Aus Italien und Frankreich werden auch in Zukunft immer wieder Wölfe in die Schweiz einwandern.
- Wildtier Schweiz, Informationsstelle zum Thema Wildtiere – Der Wolf in der Schweiz.
The Wolf in other countries
- USA, California – California Wolf Center.
- France – Loup.org, Vivre avec le loup.
- France – Alpha, Le Parc des Loups du Mercantour dans les Alpes Maritimes.
- France – La Maison des Loups.