Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is investigating after a pronghorn was found poached west of Minersville.

Conservation officers said a doe pronghorn that had recently given birth was poached off Laho Road.

The animal had previously been given a GPS collar by DWR biologists as a part of a research study.

Officers believe the animal was killed on May 27 or 28.

The animal had recently given birth to offspring and it is unlikely that the fawn would have survived long without its mother.

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