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Top illegal wildlife dealer in state gets slap on wrist

POACHING -- Mercy. The value of wildlife seems to have gone down the tubes with a relatively light sentence in Western Washington last week.

"A Tacoma man described as 'one of the largest illegal wildlife traffickers in Washington state history' was sentenced Friday to 30 days of community service and 60 days’ home detention for selling deer, elk and sturgeon in violation of state law," the Tacoma News-Tribune reports.

See the story, and shake your head.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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