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Students and staff at a field site in Tanzania pretended to be poachers.
More potential poachers might be roaming during this season, either because they’re legally hunting other prey or because they’re willing to use the commotion of the hunts as cover.Snowy weather could determine life or death for Wisconsin’s poached gray wolves|Kate Baggaley|February 2, 2022|Popular-Science
However, the evidence that males cannot develop this trait is troubling, particularly since male elephants are already targeted more by poachers because of their larger tusks.Ivory poaching has triggered a surge in elephants born without tusks|Kate Baggaley|October 22, 2021|Popular-Science
When ivory poachers target elephants, the hunters can affect more than just animal numbers.Tuskless elephants became common as an evolutionary response to poachers|Jake Buehler|October 21, 2021|Science News
These animals may be especially restless because they must be on high alert for poachers.
A boy kills a poacher, whereupon his father and grandfather argues about what to do.
Instead, he finds a poacher, raises his rifle, and fires a lethal blast.
The very best and most daring poacher I know lives within five-and-twenty minutes' journey from Waterloo.
No burglar ever brags of his exploits; the poacher always boasts, and always receives applause.
And he is not a poacher and a snarer, and I don't know what all, leading a lawless life, and thieving for his living?Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Dafydd, who had the eyes of a river-poacher, knew both the cart and the two men who rode on the load.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
“Thanks, maiden, you are kind and considerate to an avowed poacher,” replied Edward.The Children of the New Forest|Captain Marryat