Coyote Slaughter Canceled After PETA Files Lawsuit

On March 2, 2017, we filed a complaint alleging that the city of Arcadia violated the California Environmental Quality Act when it adopted a program to trap and kill coyotes without first assessing the environmental impact that such actions would have. On April 4, the City Council rescinded its prior adoption and allocation of funds for the trapping program—which effectively mooted the substance of our case.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind