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Poaching #315878

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 26, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Amelia, LA: Bob Faw) Poaching epidemic in United States and implications for endangered and other species discussed; exs. shown. [Fish and Wildlife Service spokesperson Jerry SMITH -notes seriousness of problem; considers poachers scum.] Incr. incidents of poaching as big business concern described. [Fish and Wildlife spokesperson Clark BAVIN - cites econs. involved.] International and domestic mkts. for various animal parts described. [Game warden Wayne VIDOS - believes most poachers are criminals in general; explains.] [Poacher Tommy BAGWELL - describes his business] [Poacher Russell HARRIS - justifies poaching as God's will.] Wildlife agent shortage noted. [Undercover AGENT - notes majority of poachers elude capture.]

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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