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: