Chris Peacock, North Riding Badger Group, with an entire badger family wiped out by snares, Boltby, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire. All dumped in a river to hide evidence. One had tongue severed and bottom jaw ripped off. Photo: Darlington Northern Echo. 16th April 1994

Chris Peacock, North Riding Badger Group, with an entire badger family wiped out by snares, Boltby, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire. All dumped in a river to hide evidence. One had tongue severed and bottom jaw ripped off. Photo: Darlington Northern Echo. 16th April 1994

Chris Peacock, North Riding Badger Group, with an entire badger family wiped out by snares, Boltby, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire. All dumped in a river to hide evidence. One had tongue severed and bottom jaw ripped off. Photo: Darlington Northern Echo. 16th April 1994