Attempted Nova Scotia Moose Poaching

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The Department of Natural Resources' Shelburne District Office responded to a report of an injured moose in Canada Hill, Shelburne Co., on Monday, Sept. 16. The moose had to be destroyed because of its injuries. After an examination it was determined that the moose had been shot by a poacher.

Nova Scotia's mainland moose population is considered low and hunting is not permitted. Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are asking for the public's assistance in this matter.

Individuals with information about this incident are asked to contact the Shelburne District Office at 902-875-2501 or after hours at 1-800-565-2224. All calls will be kept confidential.