Letter: Opposition shown to coyote killing contest

Dear Editor,

As a resident of Rock Springs, I think it is shameful that Buddha Bob’s at The Sands allowed a coyote killing contest participants to gather and celebrate on Feb. 5.

In these cruel and unsporting wildlife killing contests, participants compete for cash and prizes for killing the most, the largest, and even the smallest animals over a specified period. Wildlife management professionals, responsible hunters, and scientists across the country have stated that these contests serve no wildlife management purpose, they don’t prevent conflicts with wildlife, and are an embarrassment to t...


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