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Family Fights To Ban USDA Wildlife Trap That Killed Their Dog, Injured Son

By Hilary Hanson

An Idaho family is calling for a federal ban on a cyanide-spewing predator-control device that killed their Labrador retriever and left their teenage son “inches from death.”

Before this month, the Mansfields had never even heard of a cyanide bomb, the family told The Huffington Post.

That’s why when 14-year-old Canyon Mansfield was walking his dog, Casey, near the border of his family’s property in Pocatello, Idaho, he simply thought he had …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green