Wolves have been hunted to extinction across much of Europe but it seems where they have been thriving, their growing numbers may be causing problems.
In France, the government has defied an EU law by licensing hunters to kill them to protect farmers’ livestock.
Conservationists argue wolves are vital to ensure a proper balance in nature, and the owner of an estate in the Scottish Highlands is determined to reintroduce them to the UK.
Rural affairs correspondent Claire Marshall reports. Read more.