Bulgarian Wolf Not a Record
Forwarded by Kevin Stewart, from Yahoo News:
"A grey wolf shot dead in northwestern Bulgaria and reported to be the biggest wolf ever recorded at 80 kilogrammes (176.4 pounds) actually fell far below this weight, an independent expert has told AFP.
"'The male beast that was shot dead on December 30 near the town of Brusartzi weighed 48 kilogrammes,' Hunting Association chief Mihail Boyadzhiev told AFP Thursday." ...
"Bulgaria has one of the largest game populations in Europe, including more than 2,500 grey wolves according to the latest tally."