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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Sep 04, 2012
Location: Clay County, West Virginia

Species: Other (Turkey Vulture)
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A turkey vulture was caught in an illegally set foothold trap and sustained significant injuries to his foot. After a 3-month rehabilitation period, the bird was released back in the wild.

Source: West VA public Broadcasting

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