Ideas of deer cull inhumane March 8, 2012 British Columbia

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Ideas of deer cull inhumaneMarch 8, 2012 British Columbia, Goldstream News Gazette, Sheila Carroll 

The captive bolt gun method used for killing BC urban deer is a penetrating four-inch spike driven into the brain of the animal... The deer were trapped in the clover traps for many hours. By the time contractors arrived at 6 a.m., the exhausted deer were lying down inside the traps, and went ballistic when they collapsed the trap on top of them. They were bear hugged by the contractors and then killed by the penetrating bolt gun. The observer was a seasoned hunter, but said it certainly was not for the squeamish.


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