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Pa. club used turkeys as archery targets
in 'gutless act of cruelty,' officer says`

Updated: January 29, 2007, 12:31 PM ET
Asssociated Press — Jan. 29, 2007

MANHEIM, Pa. — Dozens of domestic turkeys were staked to bales of straw and used as live targets in an archery contest, and a sportsman's club was charged in what one investigator called ``the most gutless act of cruelty,'' authorities said.

The contest at Elstonville Sportsman's Association featured the fowl secured at their feet, allowing them to flap their wings. Participants paid $12 for three attempts to hit one with an arrow, with those drawing blood winning the animal, ...

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