‘Order to destroy “invasive” Muntjac deer backed by MSPs’

Posted on February 23, 2011


Today (23rd February), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Order to destroy “invasive” Muntjac deer backed by MSPs’.

‘… MSPs have backed an order to destroy an “invasive” species of deer if found in the wild in Scotland.

Muntjac deer, branded ‘asbo bambi’ by critics in England, where they roam free, are blamed for causing road accidents and damage to crops.

Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead said there was no known population in the wild in Scotland, adding: “We would like to maintain that situation.”

The order was backed by members on Holyrood’s Rural Affairs Committee …’

Read the item at www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-12551422

Email the Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead NOW and protest against this decision, at Richard.Lochhead.msp[at]scottish.parliament.uk

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