Information Sought on Pronghorn Poached Near Shoshoni, Wyoming

Information Sought on Pronghorn Poached Near Shoshoni, Wyoming

SHOSHONI — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information regarding a pronghorn shot and left to waste on Muskrat Road near the town of Shoshoni. 

On April 6, Game Warden Mitch Renteria discovered a buck pronghorn carcass on Muskrat Road not far from Muskrat Creek. The pronghorn cause of death was ruled to be a gunshot and appeared to have been killed between Saturday, April 4 and Monday, April 6. 

This pronghorn is the second poached on the Muskrat Road this winter/spring, the other being farther towards the Gas Hills Road earlier this winter. Neither pronghorn had any meat retrieved off the carcass and appeared to have been shot for enjoyment.

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Anyone with information on this wildlife violation can report tips or suspicious activity by calling the Stop Poaching Hotline 1-877-WGFD-TIP (1-877-943-3847), by texting keyword WGFD and your message to TIP411 (847-411), reporting online, or contacting South Riverton Game Warden Mitch Renteria at 307-856-9005 with any information you feel is relevant or if you have seen suspicious activity in the area.

Reporters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $5,000 if the information leads to a conviction.