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Ministry okays shooting of 'problem' brown bear

Based on a request from a village mayor, the Environment Ministry has issued an extraordinary permit to shoot a protected brown bear that has been causing trouble in south-central Slovakia close to the border with Hungary.

Based on a request from a village mayor, the Environment Ministry has issued an extraordinary permit to shoot a protected brown bear that has been causing trouble in south-central Slovakia close to the border with Hungary.

The village of Veľká nad Ipľom turned to the ministry to seek the permit after the bear caused property damage and killed several domesticated animals, the SITA newswire wrote. It has attacked and killed two guard dogs in the village as well as several sheep. Environment Minister József Nagy stated that the health and security of citizens was a priority.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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