According to the agency, the border guards patrolled a rare wolverine on the Russian border in South Karelia on Tuesday.
Wolverine it Gulo gulo Latin is known to be particularly strong despite its small size and is able to kill itself for much larger prey.
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In the spring of 2021, there were an estimated 400 wolverines in Finland, according to the Natural Resources Institute (Luke). The size of the Finnish wolverine population has increased tenfold since the early 1990s.
Communications Manager of the Southeast Finland Border Guard Enni Matikainen, said it is rare for police to collide with glutton while patrolling. One of the police who spotted the animal on Tuesday had not met one in more than 30 years, he said.
Source: The Nordic Page