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AP exclusive: Wildlife whistleblower case in NV


SCOTT SONNER Associated Press Writer RENO, Nev.

A former professional hunter for the U.S. government claims in a whistleblower complaint that he was fired in retaliation for reporting co-workers who illegally shot two mountain lions from an airplane in northeast Nevada. Lawyers fo r Pu b l i c Employees for Environmental Re s p o n s i b i l i t y to l d The Associated Press they would file an administrative complaint today on behalf of Gary Strader, who worked for the Agriculture Department's Wildlife Services until April. "This is a blatant case of reprisal," said Christine Erickson, the...

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