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December 16, 2021

When Coyote Parents Get Bold, So Do Their Offspring

Across North America, coyotes are moving into urban environments, and regardless of how they feel about it, urban residents are having to get used to some new animal neighbors. A big question for wildlife researchers is […]
October 27, 2021

Black Coyote In Broad Daylight (Video)

Coyotes are the most common large predator in the United States. With populations everywhere from Yellowstone National Park to Central Park in New York City, they are highly adaptable creatures. In fact, the Navajo people have […]
September 6, 2019

How Do Coyotes Really Impact Whitetails?

A new study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management gives an interesting look at how coyotes impact whitetail numbers. The expansion or recovery of predators can affect local prey populations. Since the 1940s, coyotes (Canis […]
November 21, 2018

New Look at TX Coyote Pups (Video)

Wild canids are special to me. On the North American front I am particularly fond of red wolves, the coyote and their hybrids the “coywolf”. The red wolf is declared extinct in the wild other than […]
September 3, 2018

Urban Wildlife Is Here To Stay In Texas

Checking the mail at the box down the street is a daily routine. In fact, I often do it instinctively without really thinking about it so my thought are often on anything but retrieving the stack […]
January 17, 2018

Can Coyotes Help Deer Management?

Can coyotes and other predators actually help boost whitetail deer management? It is always best to look at scientific studies on issues such as these. I would like to examine coyote and other animal predation on […]
August 27, 2017

Harvey’s Houston flooding will put urban coyotes, feral hogs on the move

The catastrophic flooding hitting the Houston area now due to Hurricane Harvey’s rain bands stalling will push the significant coyote and feral hog population out into the open. The drainage ditch systems as well as the […]
June 10, 2016

An Honest Look at Coyotes

A television documentary featured the sad story of Canadian folk singer Taylor Mitchell who was killed by coyotes in a park in her native country. The 19-year-old’s tragic death in 2009 via the recent program has […]