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On March 26, in a 3-1 vote Coconino County Supervisors passed Resolution 2019-05 in opposition to quantity-based predator hunts and encouraging Arizona Game and Fish Commissioners to consider their position as it moves forward in rulemaking to outlaw the contests. (Photo/Adobe Stock)

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Ban on coyote hunting contests finalized

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Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment.