MNR seeking public’s help identify person(s) who shot & abandoned a mooseWednesday, October 02, 2013 by: Kate AdamsMNR News Release
The Ministry of Natural Resources is seeking the public’s help to identify the person or persons responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose on Highway 101, west of Timmins.
On September 28, 2013, a concerned motorist contacted the ministry’s TIPS reporting line about a yearling bull moose that was lying on the north side of Highway 101, one kilometre east of the Groundhog River. Conservation officers determined that the moose had been killed with a firearm. The firearm season for hunting moose does not open in the area until October 5, 2013.
It is believed that the moose was killed during the morning of September 28, 2013.
If you have any information on this wildlife crime, please contact the ministry at 1-877-847-7667 (1-877-TIPS-MNR) or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (222-TIPS). You can also contact Wawa District during regular business hours at 705-856-4731.