Disemboweled fox found in Horsham district, anti-fox hunting charity says

The disemboweled corpse of a fox has been found in the Horsham district, according to an anti-fox hunting charity.

Sunday, 30th December 2018, 11:14 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:13 am
A disemboweled fox was discovered in the Horsham district. Picture: West Sussex Hunt Saboteurs
A disemboweled fox was discovered in the Horsham district. Picture: West Sussex Hunt Saboteurs

According to the League Against Cruel Sports, the fox's body was retrieved by a member of the West Sussex Hunt Saboteurs yesterday in an area southeast of Billingshurst.

The charity's spokesman said police had been informed and had attended the incident.

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A disemboweled fox was discovered in the Horsham district. Picture: West Sussex Hunt Saboteurs

Fox hunting was banned by the Hunting Act 2004 in England and Wales, so many hunts now follow the practice of trail-hunting, whereby a scent is laid down for hounds to follow rather than a live animal.