The Montana hunter who shot a Siberian Husky after which skinned it has now been charged with a criminal offense.
As we reported, Amber Rose Barnes says she mistook the 6-month-old canine for a wolf throughout a looking journey again in September.
She’s been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty, this in response to the Flathead County Sheriff.
The 36-year-old hunter could have sealed her destiny by bragging about her kill on social media … “So this morning I set out for a solo predator hunt for a fall black bear nevertheless I obtained the chance to take one other predator wolf pup 2022 was a terrific feeling to textual content my man and say I simply smoked a wolf pup #firstworld #onelesspredatorMT.”
The Husky was certainly one of a dozen or so canine that have been deserted within the Flathead Nationwide Forest, and that is the place Barnes encountered the canine.
Barnes claimed she shot the canine in self-defense, saying the canine was appearing wild and aggressive … this after a wave of on-line outrage.
She mentioned … “This animal was growling howling and coming at me prefer it was going to eat me. Sure, I made a mistake as a result of I did suppose it was a hybrid wolf pup however I used to be not conscious of a [sic] 19 canine being dropped 11 miles into the wilderness both approach sure I’d nonetheless have shot it as a result of it was aggressive and coming instantly for me!”
She’ll seem in courtroom later this month to face fees.