Spanish couple wins battle to call son "Wolf"

August 3, 2016 2:48 PM

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MADRID – Spanish officials have relented and say a couple who started an online petition to be allowed call their newborn son the Spanish word for "Wolf" will now be permitted to do so.

Nako and Maria Javierre launched the campaign after a registry office in Madrid last month refused to accept the name, arguing it could be "offensive" for their son. They were later told "Lobo" (Wolf) was a surname in Spanish and could cause confusion.

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