AZ: Reward offered in deaths of 2 bighorn sheep
May 5, 2010
Reward offered in deaths of 2 bighorn sheep
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) - Wildlife officials and preservationists are
offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading those responsible
for illegally killing two bighorn sheep in a rugged area northeast of Apache
The two animals were killed last month on the southern shore of Canyon
Lake. The hunter or hunters were believed to have gotten to the area by
The head and horns from one sheep were taken away, while the rest of the
body was left at the scene. The second sheep was located 100 yards away and
didn't have any of its body parts removed.
Given that the carcasses were found close together, officials believe the
animals were killed by the same hunter or hunters.
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