Contributions from two organizations have tripled the amount of a reward offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot and killed a Whooping Crane near Cayuga, Indiana.
Defenders of Wildlife, a national non-profit conservation organization, and the Indiana Turn in a Poacher or a Polluter Program are each donating $2,500 to the reward for information that leads to an arrest. The total reward is now $7,500.
Wildlife law enforcement agents with the FWS and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are investigating the shooting of the crane, which happened sometime between Saturday, November 28, and Tuesday, December 1.
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Reward for Information on Shooting of Whooping Crane