Campus officer shoots, wounds coyote at Cal State L.A. after it bites small boy, officials say

A campus safety officer shot and wounded a coyote Wednesday evening at Cal State Los Angeles shortly after the animal bit a small boy, officials said. The attack was reported about 6:40 p.m. near a grassy area in a central part of campus, said university spokesman Robert Lopez. The boy’s family took him to a […]

Part Coyote, Part Wolf, Part Dog: Enter the Coywolf

A new top predator roams the northeastern United States. The creature, which is equally at home in city parks, in graveyards and on the exurban fringes of civilization, has the lithe body and rust-tinged gray coat of a coyote. But it’s bigger, with a robust, wolfish skull and steel-trap jaws. Peer into the animal’s DNA, […]