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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Montana man used animal tissue and testicles to breed ‘giant’ sheep for sale to hunting preserves

This undated handout photo provided by the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, shows a sheep nicknamed Montana Mountain King that was part of unlawful scheme to create large, hybrid species of wild sheep for sale to hunting preserves in Texas. A Montana man pleaded guilty on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, to federal wildlife trafficking charges in the case. (Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks via AP)

A Montana rancher illegally used tissue and testicles from wild sheep killed by hunters in central Asia and the U.S. to breed “giant” hybrid sheep for sale to private hunting preserves in Texas, according to court documents and federal prosecutors.
Arthur “Jack” Schubarth, 80, of Vaughn, Montana pleaded guilty to felony charges of wildlife trafficking and conspiracy to traffic wildlife during an appearance Tuesday before a federal judge in Great Falls. Each count carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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