Information Wanted On Bull Moose Poached In Rich County
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are asking the public for any information on a bull moose that was poached in Rich County.
A news release said someone reported a dead moose near Bug Lake in Rich County on July 30.
Responding officers found the small moose about 10 yards off the road.
Our officers are asking for the public's help in gathering information about a bull moose that was illegally killed in #RichCounty last month. Give tips by calling the UTiP Hotline at 800-662-3337 or by making a report online. Learn more: https://t.co/SLM0zUGJ8p#Utah #Poaching pic.twitter.com/AbvqESbZSt
— UtahDWR (@UtahDWR) August 17, 2020
A necropsy determined the moose was shot with a broadhead arrow approximately between July 26 and 28, the release said.
The DWR said conservation officers confirmed 1,080 animals, valued at more than $406,500, were illegally killed in 2019.
You can report the illegal killing of an animal by calling the UTiP hotline at 800-662-3337 or the DWR website.
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