[VIDEO] Animal cruelty in Sept-Îles: he films himself running over a baby moose with his pickup truck

[VIDÉO] Animal cruelty in Sept-Îles: it is being filmed running over a baby moose with his pickup truck

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An extremely disturbing video was circulating on social media on Wednesday in which we see a seven-year-old man Îles, on the North Shore, running over a moose calf, driving his full-size pickup truck, while filming the scene.

According to information obtained by TVA Nouvelles, the video would have been shot in the Moisie sector, on the boulevard des Forges.

The vehicle literally rushes on the two animals which are on the side of the road, is it possible to see in the images.

Based on the man's words, the two animals were run over by his vehicle.

The body of one of the two calves is visible in the images after a backing maneuver by the man, during which the animal is crushed a second time.

The individual has a dangerous behavior and makes a link between the act he commits and the natives.

At the end of the day on Wednesday, the Ministry of Forestry, Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) has confirmed that wildlife protection officers attended the scene along with officers from the Sureté du Québec (SQ).

A suspect was met and a charge of killing big game with a vehicle could be laid. This type of offense is punishable by a fine of more than $2,500.

Animal cruelty charges could also be filed by the SQ.

The video, which was first posted on Snapchat, was then linked on Facebook and caused a huge reaction.

Citizens of Sept-Îles and Maliotenam said they were amazed by this attitude, some denouncing a cases of animal cruelty and racism of the remarks made.