Coyotes filling wolves' niche in southeastern US
It's believed that wolves once roamed the southeastern United States before they were eliminated by overhunting and habitat loss. Now the region has a new top dog, the coyote, which may fill the role once ...
Wolf killed in Utah was animal from rare Arizona sighting
A gray wolf that was shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one spotted in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Gray wolf travels more than 500 miles, then gets shot in Utah
Long trip, sad ending. A 3-year-old female gray wolf, after traveling more than 500 miles from Wyoming, was shot and killed in southwestern Utah after a hunter apparently mistook her for a coyote, state officials said Monday.
In war on coyotes, some argue for learning to live with them
Fueled by the war on coyotes in much of the United States, debate is growing over the most humane method of executing the wily predators - as is a vigorous public push to accommodate them instead.
California bans coyote hunts that offer prizes
California wildlife officials have banned coyote hunting contests that offered cash and prizes up to $500 to the top marksman and sparked a culture clash in the state.
What happens when wildlife species take up residence in densely populated areas?
You'd think it would take a pretty exotic ecosystem to surprise Chris Whittier, V97. He has, after all, treated wild gorillas in six national parks in central Africa.
Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America
Scientists have used coyote and red fox fur trapping records across North America to document how the presence of wolves influences the balance of smaller predators further down the food chain.
Research indicates coyote predation on deer in East manageable
Coyotes are a major predator of white-tailed deer across the East, especially fawns born each spring, but wildlife managers nonetheless are able to stabilize and even grow deer herds, according to researchers ...
Female coyotes can have mixed wolf-coyote pups
Scientists have successfully produced hybrid pups between a male western gray wolf and a female western coyote in captivity.
Feral cats avoid urban coyotes, are surprisingly healthy
Cats that live outdoors in the city do their darnedest to steer clear of urban coyotes, a new study says.
Coyote more likely to make a meal out of moose than we thought
It has long been believed that coyotes were incapable of taking down an adult moose, but researchers have recently discovered that eastern coyotes and coyote × wolf hybrids (canids) have preyed on adult moose in central ...
UW researcher studies chemical neutering as means to control coyotes
Marjorie MacGregor wants to manage coyotes through better chemistry. For the past four years, MacGregor, a University of Wyoming doctoral candidate in the Department of Zoology and Physiology, has headed ...
Exotic lice causing balding in California deer
California wildlife officials in say an invasion of aggressive lice is causing deer across the state to go bald and is linked to numerous deer deaths.
One year later, lone gray wolf still prowling Calif.
(AP)—He doesn't like busy Interstate 5 or eating cattle, at least so far. He gets along with his distant cousins the coyotes, likes to swim and roams a lot—an awful lot—around the northernmost reaches ...