coyote


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coyote

a North American predatory wild dog. Called also Canis latrans.
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WESTBORO -- Sightings of Eastern coyotes have been escalating recently, but as reports of the crafty and adaptable creatures have been increasing so have misidentifications as wolves.
A PLAN FOR BOTH Planning a combo trip for coyote and shed hunting can result in a busy morning or an all-day affair.
Deer in the West learned to live with coyotes for eons.
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Dale said the proposed protocol was test driven in October with a coyote complaint on Maple Avenue South where a farmer had lost a Jack Russell Terrier and three pet cats to coyotes this year.
Given coyotes' fecundity and wiles, the best strategy for managing the coyote population probably isn't attempting to remove it completely 6 that would be a waste of time and money, Gehrt says.
When European settlers first came to North America in the late 1500s to early 1600s, they found the coyote (Canis latrans) on the plains, grasslands, and deserts of the central and western parts of the continent.
The new management plan focuses on ways to minimize negative interactions between coyotes and humans.
It is intuitive for respondents who were approached or followed by a coyote to consider coyotes a nuisance and to believe that they were threatened.
Because a rabid wild animal would go untested if a human or domestic animal had not had potentially infectious contact with it, the 10 coyotes with confirmed rabies likely represented only some portion of all rabid coyotes in Massachusetts during the study period.
But the very attractions have drawbacks as well, including deadly wildfires and the occasional injurious human-animal incident such as the one that prompted the killing of a handful of coyotes last week.
I had been volunteering with WildEarth Guardians since February (which is breeding season when the coyotes become more protective of their cubs), hazing the coyotes in the parks.