Moose Poachers
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking information that may lead to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the senseless killing of two pregnant cow moose near Causey Reservoir in early March. The reservoir is in Weber County.

The two cow moose were shot and left sometime between Monday evening, March 4, and Tuesday evening, March 5. Anyone who observed any unusual activity in that area on these dates is encouraged to call the DWR's Ogden office at (801) 476-2760, or the DWR's Help Stop Poaching Hotline at 1-800-662-DEER (3337). Your name will be kept confidential.

The DWR is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of a suspect in this case.

"Both animals were pregnant and would have given birth to calves this spring, which makes this particular case especially ugly," said Doug Garfield, Northern Region conservation outreach manager for the DWR. "The person or persons responsible for this kind of wanton destruction of wildlife have removed two reproductive females and two calves from the population.

"They have no regard for wildlife or for the laws that protect it," Garfield continued. "Poachers rob Utah's citizens of their opportunity to enjoy the state's wildlife resources."

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