Cruel Beaver-Trapping Plan Halted in Virginia

October 2004

PETA convinced a Virginia Homeowners Association to drop its plan to hire a trapper to kill a family of beavers. The association is now working with us to humanely address residents’ concerns about both beavers and Canada geese living in the community.

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