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Hare coursers 'flout Hunting Act'

For the last four years hare coursing - where dogs are used to chase and catch hares - has been banned across England and Wales.

However, the BBC has uncovered new evidence that the sport is still taking place and it is on the increase. A number of farmers claim they have been threatened by gangs of coursers.

Guy Lynn reports.

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