Humane Society and California Fish and Game continue war on poaching November 5, 2011

Deer Population and Management News Archive

...the “partnership” of the DFG and the Humane Society to combine reward money [for a poached mountain lion] has riled some in the state’s hunting community. It’s being looked at as “infiltration” by an anti-hunting organization into the very fish and game agency that promotes hunting and fishing.... Mountain lions, despite their detrimental impact on deer herds, livestock and human safety in California, are a “specially protected species” in the state as a result of two voter propositions that ensured their lasting preservation. It’s illegal to hunt, trap or kill them ... 

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