IMGP9362: Foix, French Pyrenees -Pro-bear activists demeonstrate against the killing of a bear, allegedly by a farmer
There's a long-running conflict between a programme to reintroduce the European Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) to the Pyrenees and livestock farmers. A bear has been fatally shot. Here pro-bear supporters protest in front of the Préfecture in favour of replacing the bear by importing another from Slovenia.
Pastoral Farming in the French Pyrenees / Pastoralisme aux Pyrénées françaises