A target error that could lead to prison. In full polar circle is the “Arctic Polar Park Wildlife Center”, a huge zoo dedicated to the protection of animals that live in this region of the globe, and a few 1800 kilometers of Oslo, the Norwegian capital.
Through a mesh
This is the paradise for endangered species that two elk were shot dead on 7 October after a hunter had spotted the flock with his dog. The animal, sensing the scent of its prey, would have passed under the fence, guiding the shooting of his master. Without thinking, the hunter shoulder and pulls. The bullet passes through a first animal killed on the spot, before lodging in the stomach of a second to be euthanized later in the day.
The center’s director, Heinz Strathmann, “not understand what could have happened.” “The hunter must have really wanted to kill that he did not think” he laments in an interview with CNN . In his mistake, the hunter, however, was honest: it was he who warned the park staff incident after realizing his mistake.
A fine or imprisonment
Faced with this unprecedented incident, the zoo decided not to pursue the hunter, but still demands that he pay the cost of buying . Both new impulses to repopulate the herd or approximately $ 7,000 for two animals
The hunter is however not out of the woods: the police announced that he was interviewed to understand how it has been wrong at that point. He faces a heavy fine and even jail, Norway featuring a very strict legislation for the supervision of the hunt.
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