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Over the weekend, animal activists gathered at the Berlin Fairgrounds in East Berlin, Connecticut to protest the National Trappers Association’s Northeast Regional Convention and Expo.  Among the events planned for the convention were trapping and skinning demonstrations on a variety of animals, vendor showcases, supply auctions, and children’s activities.

As the trappers and trapping enthusiasts noticed the activists, reactions ranged from indifference to hostility, with some threatening to “shoot and skin them too.” At one point, one of the trappers began to articulate his position.

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