wildlife charity's shock at discovery of dead fox
carers at Secret World Wildlife Rescue near Burnham-On-Sea were
shocked to find the body of this dead fox had been dumped on their
doorstep on Wednesday night (January 6th).
Its tail had been cut off, a hunting tradition, and the animal
appeared to have been stamped on, according to charity
founder Pauline Kidner.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We abhor these people who think
that we will be stopped in our fight against cruelty in the countryside
by doing such a sick act."
member of staff who found the animal was very upset and the fact
that someone had killed such a beautiful animal in prime condition
just to make a point shows just how sick these people are."
"The animal also looked as if someone had stamped on it."
"In the past few weeks, Secret World has been involved in
a snaring incident, a badger dig where a badger was killed and
a further report of digging all locally."
"We ask people to contact us or the police if they have any
information about people involved in these incidents or indeed
any other wildlife crimes."
wildlife crime is reported and recorded, we will never be able
to stop these inhumane people who regard animal cruelty as sport."