Fox killed as animal lovers demand closure of ‘accidental death’ loophole

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Another fox has been killed during a hunt which animal rights protesters claim makes a mockery of legislation banning the blood sport.

The fox was just 12 inches away from escaping down a hole before he was ripped apart by hounds from The Cheshire Hunt in Hunterston, Cheshire, on Tuesday. Under the 2004 Hunting Act chasing foxes with hounds is banned but ‘trail hunting’ (when hounds follow a laid down scent) is allowed.

However, the dogs often pick up the scent of a live fox and kill it ‘accidentally’. Hunt saboteurs Cheshire Against Blood...


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Fox killed as animal lovers demand closure of ‘accidental death’ loophole


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