Skip to comments.Saudi Farmer Kills Two Wolves, Hangs Them in Public
Posted on 07/21/2014 4:02:15 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A Saudi farmer seeking revenge for the loss of his sheep chased two wolves for most of the day and killed them before hanging their bodies on a sign board in the area.
Qayed Al Mutairi said he was determined to kill the two wolves after they devoured 18 of his sheep over the past few weeks.
He told Sabq daily that he chased the two predators to the mountains by his four-wheel vehicle most of the day and shot them.
Mutairi then hanged the two animals at a signboard so other farmers and people will see them. This is a customary practice in that area, the paper said in a report from the central Saudi town of Afif.
They look more like coyotes to me!
Did he rape them first?
Thats not a wolf BTW
Worked as a ranch hand in Portales NM about 40 years ago. They trapped coyotes. They did not merely kill them , they tortured them. Common practice.
isn’t that what they call a dingo?
Why torture them?
how did they torture them?
They are actually desert jackals, very similar to or coyote. They have q sharper muzzle with facial markings.
Maybe an attempt to influence other coyotes?
18 sheep? what was he running, a brothel?
I entirely congratulate the man, it’s what anyone
would do. It’s what normal people used to do in this
Sad looking wolves.
Pictures of desert jackals
Can we do this with coyotes on the border?
That might work
Exactly. It don’t look like they’ve been killing much lately.
Outside of Houston, we had Wolf’s Corner, where for years a guy hanged wolf carcasses, sometimes 10 and 20 at a time.
Hanging coyote carcases on fence posts used to be status quo out west.
The Arabian wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is one of the smallest sub-species of the grey wolf. It was once found living throughout the entire Arabian Peninsula, but now can only be found in small clusters of Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and possibly in parts of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
these wolves have large home ranges which they patrol constantly. They escape the heat by digging deep dens and burrows, but as they cannot survive without water, they do not wander far into the great sand deserts.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) desert has seen the extinction of many indigenous species and among these is the Arabian wolf, not seen wild in this area since the 1980s. To see this wolf in the UAE one would need to visit Arabia's Wildlife Centre in Sharjah www.breedingcentresharjah.com.
This small wolf lives in one of the most extreme environments on earth; the arid and semi-arid areas of the Middle East.
The Arabian wolf is a desert adapted canid and although one of the smallest wolves, is one of the largest canids in Arabia.
Their coat hairs are thin, short, wiry and light in colour, varying from light brown through to a greyish yellow, with the stomach being paler or white. The hair on the back remains long, which is thought to be an adaption against solar radiation. In winter their coats are thicker and longer, but not as long as its northern subspecies.
An adult wolf stands approximately 25 - 26 inches at the shoulder and weighs an average of 40 - 45 lbs. The desert wolf is very lean; to survive it must carry no excess weight or fat. It is honed down to optimum weight and physique by constant exercise and the ceaseless effort of seeking prey.
The ears are large compared to other wolves, this adaption enables the Arabian wolf to dissipate heat and keep the blood cool. As the Arabian wolf, like other canines, possesses no sweat glands, it helps control body temperature by evaporation from the lungs, by rapid panting. Arabian wolves are unique, as their middle two paw toes are fused. Their eyes are yellow as with all wolves, but some are found with brown eyes, thought to be an indication of interbreeding with feral dogs, which adds to the threat of survival.
This is a true hunter constantly on the move tracking and killing prey. It has the stamina to cover long distances, but also has to cope with heat gain and water loss. Arabian wolves will hunt small to medium animals from cape hares, dorcas gazelles and ibexes, foxes, small birds, reptiles, rodents and insects. They are a solitary hunter which will take any carrion it can find but like all wolves they will also eat fruit and plants.
They are opportunistic feeders, hunting mainly at night and will attack and eat any domestic animal up to the size of a goat, the consequences of which result in farmers retaliating by shooting, trapping or poisoning the wolf.
A desert wolf! Didn’t know that.
Israel has a population of the Arabian wolf, which has been extirpated in surrounding countries for the most part. In Israel, they are a protected species. They have some on display in Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo.
That is so kewl!!!!
Thumbs up for Israel for protecting them.
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