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An inquiry is underway following the discovery of six animal carcasses in the Scottish Borders.
The remains of the Roe deer were found by the side of the road in Peebles and Police Scotland are investigating the possibility of criminal activity.
As Police Scotland investigate the discovery of 6 dead roe deer in the Scottish Borders, the Scottish SPCA say poaching crimes are difficult to detect.
An enquiry is underway to confirm if any criminality is involved in the discovery.
Police are investigating after the remains of six roe deer were discovered on a roadside in the Scottish Borders.
It was initially thought the remains found on Bonnington Road, Peebles, were badger carcasses, but following an examination by experts the remains were confirmed to be from roe deer.
Police Scotland are appealing for anyone with information to come forward immediately.
Chief Inspector Andrew Clark, Local Area Commander for the Scottish Borders commented
Detective Inspector Raymond Brown, who is leading the investigation, states: