Centuries of learned behavior has had devastating affects upon Wisconsin’s wild animals. Hunting is considered a cultural heritage, and Wisconsin’s wild animals are killed off every year as a conservation tool. Wild herds of ungulates (animals with hoofs) once roamed the prairies and woodlands of Wisconsin prior to western settlements. Buffalo, antelope, caribou, moose, elk, […]

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A National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests

We are beyond killing animals for prizes and fun,” she told National Public Radio. “This should be part of our history books.” ~ Camila Fox, Project Coyote The National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests applies the combined expertise and experience of our member organizations to work toward ending wildlife killing contests, derbies, and tournaments in […]

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Sneak Peek at Project Coyote’s short film “Killing Games – Wildlife in the Crosshairs”

On any given weekend, some of America’s most iconic wild animals are massacred in wildlife killing contests. Bloodied bodies are weighed and stacked like cords of wood, and prizes are awarded to the “hunters” who kill the largest or the most of a targeted species. More information. Coyotes, bobcats, wolves and foxes are common victims […]

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Humane Society of the United States exposes predator killing contests in an undercover story.

Killing to conserve a species is not conservation. The following story by Humane Society of the United States exposes the cruelty taking place in predator killing contests. Undercover video takes viewers into grisly world of wildlife killing contests published on May 3rd 2018. On a freezing, rainy Sunday night, cold beer flows freely at the […]

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It’s the beginning of the end for coyote killing-contest competitions…

…Killing the most and biggest coyotes for prizes known as coyote-killing derbies are legal and held in many states. The latest news has Vermont, one of two states now working to ban coyote-killing contests. The other state, California banned coyote-killing derbies in 2014. Let’s hope this trend catches on as Vermont House Votes To Ban […]

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A plea for justice: In the video what you are seeing is a clear act of animal cruelty in progress…

…Yet the hunter in the video is never prosecuted. Warning the following video contains violence against a helpless wild sentient-being. In the video what you are seeing is a clear act of animal cruelty in progress. Yet the hunter in the video is never prosecuted. Will there ever be justice for the coyote being tortured […]

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