Scotland's foxes need your help

We all thought fox hunting was banned twenty years ago but our courageous fieldworkers have exposed that this is not the case.


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Respond to the Governments Consultation to really ban fox hunting in Scotland

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End Driven Grouse Shooting in Scotland

Hundreds of thousands of grouse are shot for entertainment in Scotland most years.

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57,000 killing devices deployed each day

Scotland representing the equivalent of over 10,000,000 active trapping and snaring days per year.

Up to a quarter of a million animals are killed

each year to totally eradicate foxes, stoats, weasels and crows to increase the number of grouse.

Nearly half of the animals killed are non-target species

such as hedgehogs, dippers and mistle thrush.

An estimated 120,000 - 260,000

animals each year are snared and trapped on Scottish grouse moors, nearly half would be non-target species.

The League Scotland has published the most comprehensive and robust field study of ground predator control on Scotland’s shooting estates. Over 15 months, an independent surveyor mapped the location and frequency of traps and snares set on seven shooting estates to calculate the true extent of animal killing as a result of predator control to sustain the driven grouse shooting industry.

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