A rash of moose poaching in Summit and Wasatch Counties has the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources troubled, especially with declining numbers of moose. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says five moose were illegally shot dead earlier this month in northern Utah.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that investigators believe it was the work of poachers acting separatly over three days in Summit and Wasatch counties.
Some were shot at close range by high-powered rifles. Witnesses watched two of the shootings but couldn't identify the hunters.
The Utah Division of Wildlife is asking the public for help solving the Oct. 5-7 shootings.
A baby moose that fell into a window well at a Jeremy Ranch residence was rescued Sunday by officers from the Division of Wildlife Resources. Rick Brough has more.
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