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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