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April 9, 2013
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Wildlife advocates divided on Nevada intentional feeding ban

A group of Nevada senators introduced a bill last month that would prohibit intentional feeding of wildlife. Senate Bill 371 would ban a person from intentionally feeding any species of wildlife other than the feathered kind, according to the bill text. A three-time repeat offender could be fined up to $1,000 or spend six months in jail. “We’re very much behind it. There is no law in Nevada right now that prohibits the intentional feeding of big game,” BEAR League Executive Director Ann Bryant said Friday. “In Nevada we have no teeth.” Under the California Code of Regulations, people are …

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