Wolf attacks lead to state of emergency in Russia’s Siberia region

The governor of Russia’s largest region has declared a state of emergency after a surge of wolf attacks.

Yegor Borisov, head of the Sakha Republic, a vast and sparsely populated region of eastern Siberia, has called for an urgent cull of wolves after the predators swamped populated areas in a search for food. The local government has announced a three month “battle against wolves” to be launched on …