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Trap tampering

A wave of vandalism targeting legally placed traps and snares is hitting the Scottish countryside, studies have shown.  Conservation equipment has been tampered with or stolen, with few incidents reported to the authorities. This form of predator control is a vital, legal tool

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Judge Slams WCO for 'Entrapment'

A farmer convicted of wildlife offences for using a Larsen trap has had his conviction overturned, and was awarded £35,000 costs. The appeal judge slammed his case as an abuse of power, and said the Police wildlife crime officer involved had

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Poachers get warning shot

Suspected poachers in Lancashire have received official warning letters as police around the country gear up to tackle the seasonal onslaught of poaching. Gamekeepers and deer managers have welcomed the launch of high profile anti-poaching campaigns

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