Badger cull costs revealed

it's been revealed that last year's badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset cost taxpayers more than £3,000 for every animal killed.

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Archive footage of badger gassing

As the prospect of gassing badgers to help control the spread of TB in cattle is raised in Parliament today, it brings back memories of the 1980s in Gloucestershire when the culling method was used, to the dismay of animal rights protesters.

Here's a brief clip of our footage from the time.

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