In China and Mongolia , wolves are only protected in reserves. Since the fall of the Soviet Union , continent-wide extermination of wolves has ceased, and wolf populations have increased to about 25,—30, animals throughout the former Soviet Union. Wolverines usually wait until the wolves are done feeding, but have been known to drive away wolves from kills. The gray wolf has been fully protected in Italy since , and now holds a population of over 1,, Banded palm civet H. In , wolves began recolonising central Sweden after a twelve-year absence, and have since expanded into southern Norway.
8 pounds) more weight loss compared to placebo, over a period of 12 weeks. They found no difference in appetite between groups (8). Overall, I looked at 4 more studies. Two of them showed weight loss of a few pounds over a period of 8 weeks (9, 10), but the other two showed no effect (11, 12).