Police are investigating after three men used their dogs to kill a deer at Forthquarrter Park at the weekend.
The incident took place at around 10am on Saturday morning.
Police are now appealing for any witnesses to contact them.
A spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a report of an unlawful killing of a deer in the Granton area.
“The incident was reported to have taken place on a grassy area near to Gypsy Brae.
“Three men are reported to have used three dogs to kill a deer.
“Inquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed what happened, or has information to help inquiries, is asked to come forward.
“Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident number 1255 of 25 January, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”