26 May '18, 2am

Victory! Vermont Just Banned Coyote Killing Contests #care2

Victory! Vermont Just Banned Coyote Killing Contests #care2

Animal advocates are celebrating a major victory for wildlife with the passage of a law in Vermont that makes coyote killing contests illegal. These contests, which are also known as drives or derbies, reward people of all ages with cash prizes and weapons for killing the biggest and most animals. According to Protect Our Wildlife Vermont , these contests are taking place out of sight throughout the site, where hunters routinely use electronic calling devices to lure coyotes, and have also been using dogs to chase coyotes to the point of exhaustion, before they’re shot or descended upon by dogs – only to be thrown away like trash when everything’s said and done. Thankfully concerned residents stood up to stop these barbaric events from taking place. Despite opposition from lobbyists and the state’s own wildlife agency, a coalition of members of the public, scientists and o...

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