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Bighorn ram poached, left to waste in Utah

A bighorn ram was killed and left to waste last month in Utah. Officials are looking for help solving the crime. (Utah Division of Wildlife Services)

Officials are investigating a poaching incident at Mount Carmel Junction, just east of Zion National Park in Utah.

According to a Utah Division of Wildlife Services blog post, a bighorn ram sheep was shot through the lungs and left to waste on October 20. Officials are still looking for help identifying the perpetrators.

“The individual(s) who shot the ram were on the main Barracks ATV trail, near marker 12.8,” the department says. A monetary reward could be available to anyone with information that helps solve the case.

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