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Farmers have been accused of carrying out large-scale, illegal gassing of badgers on farms in a bid to control the spread of bovine TB. Dominic Dyer, chief executive of the Badger Trust, claims that badgers in Britain are “regularly killed by farmers, landowners, hunt masters, game keepers” and others. In Mr Dyer’s new book, Badgered to Death, he states the problem is “far wider than illegal criminal activity by such individuals”. See also: ‘Anger and frustration’ over spread of bovine […]
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