Wildlife Investigation

April 30, 2012 12:00 AM

M-44s lure animal with smelly bait, kill with cyanide

Thousands of non-target animals – wild and domestic – have been mistakenly killed by one of the most lethal tools in Wildlife Services' arsenal: spring-loaded metal cylinders that are baited with scent and fire sodium cyanide powder into the mouth of whatever tugs on them.

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