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Allen "Big Al" Morris scans the Utah terrain for coyotes. Since he entered the competition in 1996, the coyote hunter has notched a record four wins at the annual World Championship Coyote Calling Contest. Alexi Horowitz/NPR hide caption

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Animals

Activists Push To Ban Coyote Hunting Competitions

During coyote hunting derbies, contestants vie to kill more coyotes than their competitors. Wildlife activists believe the competitions are unethical, and are pushing to make them a thing of the past.

Allen "Big Al" Morris scans the Utah terrain for coyotes. Since he entered the competition in 1996, the coyote hunter has notched a record four wins at the annual World Championship Coyote Calling Contest. Alexi Horowitz/NPR hide caption

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Animals

Hunting Competitions Put Coyotes In The Crosshairs

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Hunting Competitions Put Coyotes In The Crosshairs

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