Native Wildlife

South Carolina Legislature Passes Coyote Bounty Program Over Governor’s Veto

South Carolina has initiated a coyote bounty program.  The state’s Department of Natural Resources is incentivizing hunters to kill coyotes with the hopes of reducing coyote populations.

Why Killing Coyotes Does Not Work

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This is yet another sad example of a misguided attempt at controlling predator populations.

The accompanying graphic, which was produced by the Humane Society, shows why killing coyotes as a way to reduce their numbers doesn’t work.