Cranbrook: These nets stop deer, not pucks November November 29, 2011 Canada

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Cranbrook: These nets stop deer, not pucksNovember November 29, 2011 Canada, Globe and Mail

... “When the deer start feeding, they set off a little trap string that drops the door behind them, often in the middle of the night,” Mr. Zettel said. “Then when the contractors show up in the morning, they pull the pins and the top collapses down on the deer.”... Once trapped, animals are killed with a bolt gun, “the same type of device that’s used to kill livestock in a slaughterhouse,” .... The first B.C. municipality to receive a provincial permit to capture and kill deer inside its city limits, Cranbrook modelled its deer-cull program after a similar initiative in Helena, Montana ....

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