Debate after attack: The bear shot like a rocket out of the woodwork

The dispute over the bears on Monday night in the Northern Italian province of Trentino had injured two hikers, and according to the will of the provincial gove

Debate after attack: The bear shot like a rocket out of the woodwork

The dispute over the bears on Monday night in the Northern Italian province of Trentino had injured two hikers, and according to the will of the provincial government in Trento, therefore, a shot, coming to a head. On Sunday, the 28-year-old Christian Misseroni rejected in the daily newspaper "Corriere della Sera" against him and his 59-year-old father Fabio's allegations, which have wild provoked the animal to attack. "Nothing could be more wrong," said Misseroni the sheet: "We were about 200 meters from the main road, on a Hiking trail. I wore bright clothes, had no camera or anything else what can trigger an attack. The bear came like a rocket out of the woodwork shot and fell on top of me.“

Matthias Rüb

Political correspondent for Italy, the Vatican, Albania and Malta, based in Rome.

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After having thrown Christian Misseronis father Fabio, in turn, on the bear attacked the animal, the older of the two men, and wounded him far harder than his first victim. Fabio Misseroni had to be treated for bite wounds on the hands, arms, and legs, as well as due to a fibula fracture for several days stationary. His son Christian was able to outpatient treatment in the hospital of Cles on Monday night.

In the interview with the "Corriere" complained Christian Misseroni, he'll be attacked by environmentalists fiercely to be there for the possible death of the bear in charge: "more and more animal rights activists accusing me of. That makes me quite ready. In doing so, we can nothing at all for the incident and its consequences.“ In the Interview Misseroni was to shoot the animal, finally, he had penetrated into the Habitat and not the bear in that of the people. Misseroni but calls for measures to make the popular Hiking trails in the Brenta Dolomites safer.

launch approval by the province President

In Rome, announced, meanwhile, the Minister of the environment Sergio Costa possible legal action against the launch approval by the province President Maurizio Fugatti. Costa is independent, but the left-populist Five-star movement. Fugatti belongs to the right-nationalist Lega of the former interior Minister, Matteo Salvini. In a Letter to Fugatti Costa urged, first of all, would have to be collected "safe scientific information to of the bear", before it would decide on measures. The results of the analysis of the DNA of bears, which are designed to provide information on the age and sex of the animal, are expected this week. To attacks by bears on people in General, if females see their litter of threatened and defend their pups.

The debate about dealing with the "Problembär" has long been protectors of the belief the dispute between "left," environmental and animal "rights" advocates of a missile launch to become. Province President Fugatti said, apart from the danger of the out of this obviously aggressive animal, there are now too many bears in the Trentino. Their number amounts to 82 to 93, wherein recently thrown puppies are not counted. Such Numbers endangered "the Fugatti argues coexistence of man and bear",. As a typical counter-position, that of the actor Alessandro Gassmann can apply the writes in a Tweet: "In Italy we're 60 million, and in the Trentino live about 80 bears. In the area we have entered, have it plundered, cut down, grubbed up, concreted over. And now you want to shoot a supposedly dangerous animal, because it protected its offspring? You are clueless and should be ashamed of yourselves!“

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 11:19

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