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State-owned wildlife ("statens vilt")

Here you can read about state-owned wildlife ("statens vilt"), what you need to do if you find such an animal, get help with species identification, and order packaging material to send the animal to the museum.

Lappuggla About state-owned wildlife ("statens vilt")

Certain birds and mammals become property of the state when they die. Anyone finding such an animal must report it to th...

What does the museum do with state-owned wildlife?

Birds and mammals that are sent to us as state-owned wildlife (”statens vilt”) may be used for both research and educati...