VICTORIA — Entertainer Miley Cyrus says she knew in her heart that British Columbia’s wolf cull was wrong, but after a visit to the province’s central coast, she’s confident her instincts are backed by science.

Cyrus and her brother Braison spent the weekend around Klemtu, about 600 kilometres north of Vancouver, meeting with wolf biologists Mary and John Theberge and members of the Kitasoo First Nation.

Pacific Wild co-founder and director Ian McAllister says the conservation group led the expedition.

Earlier this month Cyrus asked her Instagram followers to sign a Pacific Wild petition to stop an expanded wolf kill in B.C., and the petition has since grown to almost 200,000 signatures.

In a release provided by Pacific Wild, Cyrus is quoted as saying the weekend visit assured her that science is on her side, not just regarding the wolf cull, but also on the trophy hunt issue.

Cyrus says both the wolf cull and trophy hunts are unsustainable, horrific and must end.

The Canadian Press

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