SHAWANO COUNTY -
Wildlife managers are investigating to find out who killed a pair of
protected sandhill cranes in Shawano County.
Conservation Warden Beau Miller says the large birds were standing
in a field near a road when they were shot, likely with a
He says a few
people heard gunshots in the area, but no one saw the shooting.
A news outlet
reports that the citation for shooting a protected sandhill crane is
about $300 and charges could be filed.
The Department of
Natural Resources has been working with local conservation wardens
to find out what happened.