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An investigation by BBC Wales has uncovered an underground network of badger baiters in Wales.

There have been a number of recent reports of arrests related to the activity, and the Head of Special Operations at the RSPCA – Ian Briggs – has warned that there is a “particular problem” in Wales.

Shadow Rural Affairs Secretary, Paul Davies, has called for those convicted to face the maximum penalties available – soon to rise from 6 months to 5 years in prison.