A badger pauses in grass in Wales© FLPA/REX/Shutterstock
Culling of badgers in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire is set to resume under the government’s new “supplementary” control programme, intended to prevent any recovery in badger numbers in areas where licensed culling has already operated for four years. Letters have been sent by Natural England to licensed badger control groups in these two areas confirming the start date for culling to resume, and specifying the minimum and maximum number of badgers that may be killed during each open season. […]
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