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Bull moose poached, left to waste south of Butte, Montana

(Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks)

CASPER, Wyo. ― A bull moose has been found poached in an area of the Highland Mountains south of Butte, Montana.

“The moose was shot between Nov. 15 and 22, east of Melrose in Camp Creek, said FWP Game Warden Shane Yaskus,” Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks said on Monday, Nov. 25.

“’Coming from Melrose,’ Yaskus said, ‘the moose was located after Camp Creek Road leaves private land but before Camp Creek Reservoir on the north side of the road.’”

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The moose’s antlers had an inside spread that measured over 35 inches.

Montana FWP is asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about the poaching.

“FWP is asking anyone with information on the incident to call 1-800-TIPMONT,” they said. “Callers are kept confidential and a reward of up to $1,000 is possible.”