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Badger cull extended as kills fall short of target

A pilot badger cull in west Somerset may be extended by up to three weeks as marksmen have failed to kill enough badgers to reach their original target.

Sources at Defra say that 850 badgers have been shot in the area over the six-week trial.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

  • 09 Oct 2013
  • From the section UK
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