Police are hunting for three men, who shot a badger with a paint ball gun in Hertfordshire.
Officers say they were seen dragging a badger into woods at Northcott Hill National Trust car park in Berkhamsted. Loud bangs were then heard, before the men returned to their vehicle and drove off.
The badger was found dead shortly afterwards by members of the public.
More top news
A university has taken down a link on the language section of its website after discovering it was for a Japanese hardcore pornography site.
A woman in her 20s has been left "traumatised" after a man tried to drag a her into his car in an attempted kidnap.
Police are appealing for information after a man died following a serious assault at one of London's busiest train stations.