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Welsh badgers in snare horror

RSPCA inspectors are investigating the deaths of an entire family of badgers killed by snares. Eleven corpses, some with snares still around their necks, were…

Fine for illegally set snares

A Surrey man who fined by West Surrey magistrates in March for setting wire snares in an illegal manner. Alex Seldon pleaded guilty to three…

Poachers left deer to die in agony

POLICE are hunting poachers who left a deer to suffer a slow and agonising death on a Moray farm. The body of the roe buck…

Lanarkshire hunt on for badger-baiters

ANIMAL lovers are appealing for help to track down those who use deadly wires to capture badgers for the illegal activity of badger-baiting. One animal,…

Snarer lets fox survive

ANIMAL lover Serafino Divito let his heart rule his head when he caught the culprit responsible for a three-year reign of terror in his back…

Home-made snare kills badger

This badger was found dead in a field at Atherfield, Isle of Wight, just north of the Military Road with a home made snare around…

Poaching snare could have killed a child

POACHERS who set snares to catch deer in woods near Greenock could have killed a child, an inspector with the Scottish Society for the Prevention…

Gamekeeper fined for illegal snares

A gamekeeper who used illegal snares to trap foxes was yesterday fined £100 at Perth Sheriff Court. Charles Morris, 22, of Madderty Village, Perthshire, admitted…