How did a wildlife lover become one of the bloodiest poachers in California history?

Richard Parker was a self-described naturalist. Then an anonymous tip led investigators to a scene of ‘carnage’This article contains animal images some viewers may find distressingThe California department of fish and wildlife relies on an intricate network of citizen-informants to help do its job. The agency’s secret tip line is a critical tool in the fight against wildlife crimes because, in more rural areas of the state, a single wildlife officer can be responsible for thousands of miles of territory.Todd Kinnard is one such officer – tasked with overseeing agency operations across the expansive Lassen county, five hours north-east of… Source – Full Article

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