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This Endangered Species Act Loophole Will Let Killer of Famous Gray Wolf Escape Prosecution

For the first time in 70 years, a wolf padded through the Grand Canyon. A great explorer and adventurer, she travelled alone hundreds of miles from the Northern Rockies to a place wolves had called...
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California may take lead in banning wildlife killing contests

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King Jr. We may just have a chance to take a bit of the fun...
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Violent traditions trump healthy behavior in Oklahoma high school crow hunting contest

When you want to murder a crow, you shoot for the wings. And from all the online sites devoted to advancing the “sport,” it looks to be great fun. The senior class of Sasakwa High...
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UPDATE: No Wolves Killed in Idaho Derby

Earlier this week, we reported on a wolf and coyote derby held last weekend in Salmon, ID, that offered $1,000 prizes for killing the largest coyote and wolf. Though hunters successfully shot 21 coyotes,...
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Bill seeks to overturn California ban on hunting with dogs

Last year the California legislature passed SB 1221, which bans using packs of dogs to chase bears and bobcats during hunting. This year, another California politician has introduced a bill, AB 1230, to overturn...
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Russia Considers Sport Hunting Ban

If a recently introduced bill is passed by the Russian government, the country would join Costa Rica and a few other African nations in making killing animals for fun, AKA hunting, largely illegal. I dismissed...
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Nepal soldiers hunt for elephant “gone mad”

In Nepal, a wild elephant responsible for killing four people in three months is on the loose, triggering a desperate hunt by soldiers there. Reuters reports that the elephant strayed into villages in the southern...
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Coyote killing contest defies logic, nature

A controversial coyote killing contest in Los Lunas, NM, scheduled for this weekend, will reward the hunter who brings in the most dead coyotes with a semi-automatic rifle. Gunhawk Firearms is sponsoring the contest, which...
Costa Rica bans hunting

Costa Rica to ban sport hunting

Costa Rica will soon be the first country in the Americas to ban sport hunting. An overwhelming majority of the country’s lawmakers voted 41 to 5 to protect its greatest treasures – the animals who...
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Fall hunting season bad news for America’s wolves

As the fall hunting season approaches, wolves in the lower 48 face an uncertain future. More than 10,200 wolf hunting applications have already been submitted in Wisconsin, where the state will issue by lottery 2,000...

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