Deer Trapping



... the procedure followed led to the killing of 13 deer ... The mayor said it cost the city $345 per deer killed in the past month... former Walton Hills councilman William Allen ...  spoke of the screams from the deer and of how three men had to wrestle to the ground the deer -- already injured from its struggle to free itself -- before putting a bolt into its head...

Spicewood residents argue deer-trapping process is 'cruel' February 26, 2016 Texas, The River Cities Sunday Tribune
... “Veterinarians tell me 15 percent of them (net-captured deer) have fractured limbs and vertebrae. That doesn’t seem to concern people, but it does concern a lot of people who are animal lovers,” Freidewald said. “We don’t want to see animals needlessly suffer. We’re trying to control nature. We come out here and then say let’s get rid of the deer?”  ...

Contractors lured and trapped terrified “surplus” deer and pinned them to the ground. Men sawed off their antlers. They were hauled in a trailer for hours and finally shot in the head and butchered. February 16, 2016 Texas


Lakeway group fights to stop deer killing February 17, 2016 Texas, KVUE
... Cross and other CALD members put together a petition, which calls for two demands:  Find a way to control the deer population in a humane way that doesn't trap and kill the deer,  Push for a deer census to calculate the population of deer in this community...