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City news, 16.09.2005 14:32

Hunting Season Opens

russian_hunting Russian Agriculture Watch has begun issuing permits for fall and winter hunting of animals for fur and badgers.

Hunting for hares and foxes will be allowed from Sept. 25 through Feb. 28 of 2006; for beavers, raccoon dogs, and musk rats from Oct. 1 through Feb. 28 of 2006; for lynx, martens, minks, squirrels from Nov. 1 through Feb. 28 of 2006; and for badgers from Sept. 17 though Oct. 31 of 2005.

The hunting of river otters, marsh otters, and wolverines remains prohibited as they are listed as endangered species.

News source: times.spb.ru

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