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Legislature allows coyote bounties, but is anybody interested?

The state Legislature passed a bill allowing towns and counties to offer a bounty on coyotes, which was last allowed in 1965

August 18, 2011

At the Yellow Medicine County Board meeting on July 26, a notification was passed around that the 87th Minnesota state legislative session had finally passed a bill allowing town and county boards t......

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Feb-08-16 3:50 PM

I doubt there's a study to support this statement: "Since the last few winters have had heavy snows, coyote numbers have been kept low by hunters." Studies like that are expensive and require years of consistent effort. When the results are in, most coyote-removal operations are found ineffective. For example Gese 2005 "Demographic and Spatial Responses of Coyotes to Changes in Food and Exploitation." And as pointed out here, bounty operations come out with even worse results.

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