Scotland promises tougher penalties for wildlife crime

Wildlife criminals in Scotland could face fines of up to £40,000 and 12 months in prison, bringing them closer into line with pollution offences

by Isabella Kaminski
Two landowners have already been convicted under Scottish law after their gamekeepers harmed buzzards. Photograph: Ruud Morijn/123RF
Two landowners have already been convicted under Scottish law after their gamekeepers harmed buzzards. Photograph: Ruud Morijn/123RF

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