New Pennsylvania laws haven't curbed the worst cases of wildlife poaching December 2, 2012

Pennsylvania Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Armed with .22- and .17-caliber rifles, they drove around the Pennsylvania-West Virginia border at night spotlighting and opening fire on deer, mortally wounding some and leaving others to suffer for days before dying.. .three years later, new state laws are targeting "thrill kill" wildlife poachers with higher penalties ... Nevertheless, the new laws have not curbed the trend in thrill-kill poaching. The number of poaching cases has significantly increased since the laws were enacted...


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