Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

While dogfighting and cockfighting are no longer legal in the United States, numerous animal species, such as bobcats, coyotes, crows, foxes, marmots, mountain lions, prairie dogs, rabbits, and raccoons, are nonetheless endangered. Every year, barbaric “Killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and distressing. They’re essentially competitions to see who can spill […]

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Undercover investigation exposes wildlife killing contest where 600 animals were slaughtered in just 2 days

Undercover investigation exposes wildlife killing contest where 600 animals were slaughtered in just 2 days

Today, we released the grisly findings of three undercover investigations into wildlife killing contests in Virginia, including the largest contest held east of the Mississippi River. The heartbreaking callousness and carnage our investigators saw at the weigh-ins of the three contests, which took place over the last 13 months, make it clear that Virginia should […]

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POLL: Coyote-killing contests have been outlawed in several states – should they be banned nationwide?

POLL: Coyote-killing contests have been outlawed in several states – should they be banned nationwide?

Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on coyote-killing contests, which have been outlawed in several other states. In question is whether the competitions are acceptable wildlife conservation measures or brutal examples of cruelty to animals. Emotions run high on both sides of the issue. The rules of a coyote-killing contest are simple: kill as […]

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Petition: Participants Spend Two Days Killing as Many Animals as Possible at Wildlife Killing Contest in Indiana

Petition: Participants Spend Two Days Killing as Many Animals as Possible at Wildlife Killing Contest in Indiana

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) shared the results of an uncover investigation into a wildlife killing contest in Indiana. The local fire department held a weigh-in for animals killed in December 2020. Participants spent two days killing as many animals as possible and then dragging them to the final event to be […]

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