Le Colorado interdit les concours d'abattage d'animaux sauvages
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission voted Thursday to prohibit wildlife killing contests within the state. The measure specifically bans hunting contests targeting any furbearers — such as coyotes, foxes, raccoons and bobcats — as well as black-tailed, white-tailed and Gunnison’s prairie dogs, and Wyoming (Richardson’s) ground squirrels, effective June 30.
Colorado now joins five other states – Arizona, New Mexico, California, Vermont, and Massachusetts – in enacting various bans on wildlife and predator killing contests.
The best available science shows coexisting with predator animals – rather than killing them – is the most effective management strategy.