The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering hunters an incentive to trap more coyotes.
It's called the "Georgia Coyote Challenge," and it runs from March through August.
Each hunter who hands in a coyote carcass gets entered into a monthly drawing for chance to win a lifetime hunting license.
The DNR said cutting down on the coyote population will help protect native wildlife.
The Atlanta Coyote Project – a group that researches the animal in this area – issued a statement calling the challenge "inhumane and unwise."