To curb wolf numbers both the Russian state and local government have placed a bounty on the animals’ lives – the equivalent of 400 USD in total per wolf – plus a large cash prize to the hunter who kills the most. In 2013 that person was Ion Maxsimovic. Sakha Republic, Russia
About James Morgan
James is a multi award-winning film director and photojournalist. His in-depth photographic features have appeared in National Geographic, The Guardian, BBC, Sunday Times and many others, while his film work spans features, documentaries, commercials and music videos with clients ranging from Sony and Adidas to Vice and Mercedes Benz. James is represented by both Panos Pictures and Getty Images in London and is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Find out more about James and his work.