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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 12:11 pm
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot last year in Africa. Documents show Chris Peyerk of Shelby Township, Michigan, applied...
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A judge is sentencing this poacher to a year in jail -- and making him watch Bambi once a month
Walt Disney Studios
December 18, 2018 - 9:04 am
By Christina Maxouris (CNN) — A Missouri judge is turning to Walt Disney to make sure David Berry Jr. never illegally hunts again. Berry's sentencing is the latest event in one of the state's largest poaching cases. Lawrence County Judge Robert George sentenced Berry to a year in jail for illegally...
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