March 25, 2008
Nevada Wildlife Chief Feels Barbecue Backlash
By Dave Hurteau & Chad Love
Eleven antelope accidentally died during an aerial netting capture by Nevada state biologists recently. Apparently not wanting the meat to go to waste, Wildlife Director Ken Mayer suggested using some of it for an upcoming barbecue for legislators and department staff.
So what’s the problem?
From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
"For Joe Blow citizen, if one of them would have done that, I would have knocked on their door because it's property of the people of the state it belonged to. I would have just said, 'Hey, turn it over. We're going to dispose of it,'" [game warden Rob] Buonamici said.
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