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Stuffed wolf put on public display

The Institute for Nature and Woodland Research has put on display the body of a wolf that was run over and killed in Limburg Province earlier this year. The wolf that was given the name Roger is one of two wolves that were spotted in the Limburg countryside.

Roger’s body has been stuffed and his now on display in the Herman Tierlinck Building in Brussels where a study day is being held on the spreading of diseases by wild animals. The wolf died when he was run over in Neeroeteren in March.

His body was taken away by the Institute for Nature and Woodland Research. It was discovered that the dead wolf was a male and he was given the name Roger.

Roger’s stuffed remains are no on show to a select public for the first time. Those attending a study day organised by the Institute for Nature and Woodland Research and Belgian Wildlife Disease Society in Brussels.

Roger’s body was discovered not long after the first wolf to been seen in Flanders for many years was spotted near Leopoldsburg. The Leopoldsburg wolf is a female and was given the name Naya. In the summer she was joined by a second wolf that was given the name August.

A wolf has also been spotted in the High Fens area of Liège Province.

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