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Deer poacher sentenced to watch Bambi in prison

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    The 1942 cartoon about woodland creatures shows a hunter kill the mother of eponymous deer character Bambi. Deer poacher sentenced to watch Bambi in prison
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David Berry Jr must watch the film once a month every month he is in prison

A poacher has been ordered to watch the Disney film Bambi repeatedly after he was convicted of illegally killing "hundreds" of deer.

Missouri hunter David Berry Jr must view the film at least once a month during his year-long sentence.

He was arrested in August along with two family members for killing the deer, taking their heads and leaving their bodies to rot, prosecutors said.

It is reportedly one of the biggest poaching cases in Missouri history.

On top of the jail sentence for the illegal deer hunting, Judge Robert George ordered Berry Jr to "view the Walt Disney movie Bambi, with the first viewing being on or before December 23, 2018, and at least one such viewing each month thereafter," during his spell in prison.

The 1942 cartoon about woodland creatures shows a hunter kill the mother of eponymous deer character Bambi.