• Hunters saw off elk antlers, leave carcass to rot, officials say

    By: Jared Leone , Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    Wildlife officials are asking for help in finding the people who sawed off the antlers of an elk and left the carcass rotting in a field in Kentucky.

    Kentucky conservation officers said the illegal act took place in October near Bear Fork and Gibson Branch.

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    “The antlers were sawed and the meat left to ruin, which means someone has the antlers and people around them must know about it,” officials said in a post on Facebook.

    The culprits are believed to have been part of a guided tour, officials said.

    A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to the prosecution of the violators.

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