Cull or vaccinate?: Badger politics in Wales (Respond to this article at


  • I am grateful to all of those who agreed to be interviewed or with whom I had conversations about the topics in this article, many of whom shared not only their thoughts and considerable knowledge but also pointed me to, or even gave me, copies of other sources. Thanks also to Lionel Caplan and to the three anonymous AT referees for their useful comments.


In this sequel to an article on the badger-cull published in the April issue of 2010, the author provides an update on what is happening to the culls announced for North Pembrokeshire and for England.