Animal rights activists demand ban on ‘cruel’ snares
Scottish wildcats, mountain hares, badgers, hedgehogs, deer, otters and even pets are dying agonisingly in snares, according to a report to be launched this week at the SNP conference.
The document compiled by animal rights activists claims the controversial method of pest control is cruel and calls on the Scottish Government to ban it.
Titled “Cruel and Indiscriminate: Why Scotland must become snare free”, the study has been commissioned by the League Against Cruel Sports and the animal welfare charity OneKind.
The report points out that the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives are the only... read more
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