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Antlers auctioned to fight poaching

Post by Rob Carson / The News Tribune on June 15, 2012 at 3:54 pm with No Comments »
June 15, 2012 3:54 pm

Thousands of trophy antlers seized from poachers by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and sold through an online auction have netted state government more than $21,000 to continue the fight against wildlife poaching.

About 1,725 pounds of moose, elk and deer antlers were auctioned through an online site that the Department of Enterprise Services hosts. The effort raised $21,300 for Fish and Wildlife.

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