During the second half of 2019 (July 1 – December 31), there were 131 wolf attacks on farm and domestic animals. This is a 6.5% increase compared to the second half of 2018, when there were 123 attacks, and a decrease by 15.3% compared to the first half of 2017. Wolves attacked most often sheep (80), then cattle (22), horses (12), dogs (9), goats (7), and once fallow deer and farm deer.
In total, 185 attacks took place in the entire year 2019, which means a 4.5% increase in the number of attacks compared to 2018 (177), and an increase by 22.5% compared to 2017 (151). In addition, in 2019, there was damage involving the breaking of the fence panel of the built-up plot by wolves biting each other, which, in addition to tracks and traces of blood, was confirmed by house monitoring and DNA testing of blood found at the scene. This event took place on January 28, 2019.

Hubert Fedyń, RDOŚ in Rzeszów