Royal Agricultural University student strapped dead stag to Land Rover trends now
Students at a prestigious university dubbed 'Oxbridge for farmers' strapped a dead stag to the bonnet of a car during a charity rally, MailOnline can reveal.
A photo from the fundraising event at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, shows the lifeless animal's head and hide strapped to the bonnet of a Land Rover with yellow string.
It comes after another photo from the event showed a dead fox strapped to the roof of a car with each leg secured by blue rope.
The university, whose patron is Charles III, is known for attracting the scions of wealthy farmers and counts Captain Mark Phillips, Princess Anne's former husband, among its alumni.
A photo from the fundraising event shows the stag's head and hide strapped to the bonnet of a Land Rover
A photo from the fundraising event at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester yesterday shows the lifeless fox sprawled on the vehicle's roof
Founded in 1845 as the first agricultural university in the English-speaking world, the RAU recently ranked among the top-ten universities in the country for student experience.
But its 'Hooray Henry' students have also gained a reputation for rowdy behaviour and a heavy drinking culture.
Referring to yesterday's incident, a source told MailOnline: 'Given it's a university with the motto ''caring for the fields and the beasts'', it's a fairly clear (if