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Decoying Coyotes with Domesticated Dogs Ends With a Predator Headshot

This is one of the most interesting ways to hunt coyotes.

Jeff Thomason of Predator Pursuit has made a living killing coyotes and entertaining us with some of the best predator hunting footage on the planet.

An episode on this season had a different flare to it, though, and it was pretty incredible. They specifically train domesticated dogs to bring coyotes in to extremely close range before letting instinct play its part.

This short clip has been causing quite a stir around social media, too. Many misinformed people have chimed in with comments like, "This is unethical," and "You are putting pet dogs in danger." With very specialized training under their belts (or collars), these dogs are highly skilled hunting dogs who love the sport.

Watch the video below:

As you can see in this video, the coyotes are somewhat flustered and irritated. They become so focused on the dogs that they follow them into very close ranges and lose all recollection of the hunters. Even after shots are fired, other coyotes hang around and attempt to move closer.

If you have had any experience in the field of predator hunting, you know that you don't get many chances with these intelligent animals and they very rarely present multiple opportunities.

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