Deer season means rise in urban poaching November 20, 2011 Canada

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Deer season means rise in urban poaching November 20, 2011 Canada, BCLocalNews

... a "large concentration of healthy deer" that lives in and around the Mount Doug/Blenkinsop Valley area is likely an attraction for would-be hunters.... "The crossbow appears to be the poacher's weapon of choice," said conservation officer Peter Pauwels. ... For police, the main issue is one of public safety.... "These are high-velocity weapons," said Jantzen. "You're not always going to hit what you're aiming for." ... police and conservation officers are asking for any help the public can provide

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