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Nyxo the Dog Killed by Poisoning -- Demand Justice

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The beloved dog of a leading ecologist in California was fatally poisoned two weeks ago. The dog's owner, who wishes to remain anonymous, had been investigating a highly toxic rat poison called brodifacoum, commonly found in products such as d-CON.

A necropsy revealed that the dog, a Labrador-retriever mix named Nyxo, had been fed meat by an unknown person. The rat poison brodifacoum was also in Nxyo's body.

Evidence strongly suggests that this poisoning was a blatant attempt to intimidate the scientist -- because the ecologist's research had shown how brodifacoum threatens wildlife, including Pacific fishers and northern spotted owls.

The Center for Biological Diversity and allies have announced a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals responsible for this crime. 

Please -- take action now and urge California's Attorney General to bring justice to Nyxo's killer.

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Please take action by Dec. 31, 2014.

Photo of Nyxo courtesy Center for Biological Diversity.

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