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Hunters will no longer be able to use remote cameras to track wildlife, ban takes effect Saturday

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Hunters will no longer be able to use remote cameras to track wildlife.

A ban passed unanimously by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission takes effect Saturday and prohibit the cameras for hunting though they still can be used for research, wildlife viewing and to protect property.

Hunters sometimes use the cameras to pursue, shoot, trap or kill animals.

Game and Fish says the ban is an ethical approach to conservation, and the use of the technology overwhelm animals’ abilities to elude hunters and harms the outdoor experience.