The bill, already approved by the State Senate and entering the Assembly today, now faces opposition from local Native American groups for religious reasons, The New York Times reported yesterday.
The Quebec Natural Resources and Wildlife Department is proposing a province-wide ban on the use of live minnows as bait, insisting that either frozen minnows or artificial bait must replace live minnows to prevent the spread of a deadly fish virus, The Vancouver Sun reports.
A South African court sentenced three rhino poachers to 35 years in prison.
A trapper in Melbourne, Fl. caught a 400-pound wild hog Friday, after a week-long hunt with a three-man team and dogs. The hog weighed about four times more than Florida’s average feral swine, and the trapper, named James Dean, told ClickOrlando it was the biggest hog he’s ever seen.