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Judge sentences poacher to repeatedly watch Bambi for killing hundreds of deer

A Missouri hunter involved in the illegal killing of “several hundred deer” over the years must watch the Disney classic “Bambi” once a month while he remains behind bars Missouri man must watch ‘Bambi’ monthly as part of poaching punishment, judge rules
Doris Mccormick | 18 December, 2018, 11:15

David Berry Jr. "is to view the Walt Disney movie "Bambi" at least once each month during his confinement at the Lawrence County Jail, starting December 23, according to court records.

David Homer Berry, 29, was among a group of poachers, which included his father and brothers, that state regulators say was one of the biggest poaching cases ever in Missouri.

"The deer were trophy bucks taken illegally, mostly at night, for their heads, leaving the bodies of the deer to waste", Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Don Trotter said, according to the News-Leader.

The total number of deer killed or taken illegally is unknown, but Berry Jr did plead guilty to the charges.

A Missouri man has been sentenced to watching the classic animated Disney film "Bambi" at least every month during his year-long sentence in jail for his role in killing hundreds of deer illegally, according to reports in United States media.

Two other relatives, Eric and Kyle Berry, had their hunting and fishing privileges revoked for 18 and eight years respectively.

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Fox 8 News reports that Berry will watch the movie at least 12 times during his incarceration. A fifth defendant, Jerimiah Cline, who is accused of assisting the Berrys and taking wildlife himself, had his hunting privileges revoked for five years.

After pleading guilty, Berry Jr. was sentenced to one year in jail in Lawrence County on December 6, according to a news release.

The 1942 cartoon about woodland creatures shows a hunter kill the mother of eponymous deer character Bambi.

He added: 'Taking just the heads is their version of obtaining a "trophy" and leaving the carcass behind is merely an afterthought. "While there are some cases where poachers go after the antlers for profit, with this bunch it was more about the thrill of the kill itself".

Randy Doman, MDC Protection Division Chief says that the "serial poachers" have no "regard for the animals, rules of fair chase, or aren't bothered by the fact that they're stealing from others". According to the News Leader, they have paid $51,000 in fines and court costs.

Berry Jr. was sentenced to a year in jail plus an additional 120 days in a nearby county for violating his felony firearms probation.

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