Livestock rustlers face jail time as New Zealand tightens laws | AFP

When livestock rustlers came for sheep breeder Daniel Wheeler’s prize ewes in the dead of night, they didn’t take the animals alive — they slaughtered them on his New Zealand farm and took the meat to sell on, leaving just blood and guts behind. Rustling may sound like a relic from the days of the Wild West, but it has become so prevalent that authorities recently introduced tough new penalties of up to 10 years in jail.

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