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CHERRY VALLEY – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are conducting a joint investigation into the death of a mature bald eagle found in Cross County on Feb. 21.

The dead eagle was found on County Road 220, north of Cherry Valley. The eagle was initially examined by veterinary staff at Cross County Veterinary Clinic in Wynne, where the preliminary cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound. The...

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TUCSON, Ariz. –The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Operation Game Thief program is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest of those responsible for the unlawful killing of a javelina that was stoned to death at Tanque Verde Elementary School overnight Friday.

The remains, surrounded by landscaping rocks covered with blood, were found in the courtyard of the school. The javelina died from blunt force trauma. Other physical evidence was found...

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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two men for alleged oyster violations on Feb. 19.

Agents cited Joseph A. Slavic, of Belle Chasse, 38, and Todd Sylve, 37, of Port Sulphur, for unlawfully taking oysters from a private lease and failing to have written permission.

Agents were on patrol in Bay Adams in Empire when they observed a vessel actively dredging oysters. Agents boarded the vessel and made contact with Slavic and Sylve....

An Elverta man is now paying a heavy price for the unethical take of California wildlife – killing deer out of season with the aid of bait and falsifying validation signatures on deer tags. William Vaden, 70, was recently convicted of several poaching related offenses after killing a deer on a property he owned in El Dorado County. He was sentenced under a recent law enacted to increase penalties associated with poaching a trophy class game mammal.

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