Badger Cull Protesters Out Overnight In Gloucestershire

Protesters have spent the night in west Gloucestershire over concerns that the controversial process of a badger cull, which began in Sussex last week, was due to begin in the area.

It is uncertain whether the cull has begun in Gloucestershire, but some 100 protesters spent the night in the area in an effort to either witness or disrupt the action.

It is understood that some 5,000 badgers are to culled in the next six weeks in an effort to stop the spread of bovine TD from the animals to cattle. However, those involved in the operation have so far refused to comment on how many badgers have been killed thus far.


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