Saturday, April 11, 2009

21 Murdered Birds Need Justice

"This February 21 federally protected wading birds, including herons, egrets and ibises, were shot for fun by recent graduates of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md who were enrolled in the Naval Aviation Command in Pensacola, Fla. Seven people were arrested after the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) responded to shots and saw birds falling from the sky. The charges? Three got felony trespassing and the rest received misdemeanor trespassing, while state and federal charges are still pending."

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