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Two cow elk poached near Otter Creek

Cow elk #2 shot and left to waste in Kingston Canyon near Otter Creek Resevoir.

PIUTE COUNTY — On March 8, 2014 Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers received reports of two poached elk on the Kingston Canyon Wildlife Management Area located 2.5 miles west of Otter Creek Reservoir in Piute County, Utah.

Conservation officers investigated the reports and found the cow elk lying a few hundred yards off of highway 22. Both cow elk had been shot and left to waste.

Anyone with information related to the illegal killings of these animals, or any other, is encouraged to call the UTiP hotline at 1-800-662-3337. Rewards are available and requests for confidentiality are respected.

  • Kody Jones
  • Additional contact:
    Sergeant Micah Evans

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