Seven snares were reported by the banks of the Highlands' River Conon alongside a ‘stink pit’ which contained the dead bodies of a lamb, a fox and two roe deer.
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.
Police Scotland has launched an investigation and is seeking public information about a stag that was filmed being shot and killed in a Highland sea loch.
A sport shooting group has come under fire from politicians and campaigners after labelling people opposed to trophy hunting as “unsophisticated”.
Strict new rules should be brought in to curb the damage done by deer to the natural environment, according to a major report to the Scottish Government.
A powerful alliance of Scottish environmental groups has called for a radical rethink in the way deer are managed, which will mean making culls compulsory for landowners.
"A landscape scarred by human activity": stunning aerial photos reveal how land use in Scotland has been changed by deer, forestry, agriculture and golf.
Scottish Natural Heritage has come under fire after backing down on plans to take legal action against landowners who don’t kill enough deer.