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damage caused to sodden pasture by the hooves of cattle and sheep. In clay soils and when the ground is sufficiently wet the damage caused by a heavy stocking rate of sheep may be very high. Said also of the take-off in front of a jump in an equitation course or a race. Called also pugging.
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In this compelling documentary, reporter Evan Williams travels to South Africa to meet the 26 women from villages around Kruger National Park, who have bravely signed up to protect these creatures from poachers.
Establishing the link between poachers and terrorists, the state authorities, in response to an RTI application, have accepted that the Karbi People's Liberation Tigers ( KPLT), an extremist outfit, was actively involved in the poaching of rhinos and trade of its horns.
The sentence had been criticized by environmental groups, who said it seriously demoralized rangers, who are already engaged in hazardous work protecting endangered Iranian wildlife from armed poachers.
Rangers shot and killed three suspected poachers on Tuesday in Tsavo East National Park.
CLAMPDOWN - the Environment Agency is stepping up its battle to catch and prosecute poachers on North-east rivers.
Footage of several terrified ornithologists being threatened by an irate poacher was also featured in the film, which was shown on Thursday evening and comes exactly a year after a brutal attack by poachers left several conservationists injured in hospital.
So really, the ride poacher is one who profits off the work of others.
Now trained by Nick Colton after being under the care of Richard Yeates at the start of his UK career, Jolly Poacher made the required fast start from trap five and soon hit the front despite moving to the inside.
Meanwhile, Pemba Lama aka 'Yakche', a notorious poacher found guilty of killing 20 rhinos will be freed on bail next month after serving five years of his jail-term.
Second, it develops an expected utility model for an individual poacher.
The menu has a fun theme based around a fictional poacher whose ilotten wares are set for your dinner plate.
A lifelong conservationist working in Namibia described the average poacher as "an average, normal guy, a poor farmer who is trying to feed his family.