Coyotes feeding on pets, prompting fear among humans

An anonymous caller to the Hi-Desert Star last week said when coyotes attacked her dogs, who were running loose near their house in Yucca Valley, animal control and state Fish and Wildlife workers both told her there were more coyotes than ever in the area. She said she was advised to shoot them, as long […]

Wolves, coyotes and foxes roaming Trenton streets, councilman says

Packs of wild animals including wolves, coyotes and foxes are running around on city streets after dark and residents are raising concerns about their safety, according to a Trenton councilman.<<<Read More>>>

Urban Coyote Attacks Increasing on Humans and Deer

On March 14, a 5-year-old boy was walking with his father on the campus of California State University-Los Angeles when a coyote came up and bit the boy on the leg. The boy was taken to the hospital for a rabies shot. Later on the same campus, a woman was approached by a coyote. As the […]

Mapping the expansion of coyotes (Canis latrans) across North and Central America

Abstract The geographic distribution of coyotes (Canis latrans) has dramatically expanded since 1900, spreading across much of North America in a period when most other mammal species have been declining. Although this considerable expansion has been well documented at the state/provincial scale, continent-wide descriptions of coyote spread have portrayed conflicting distributions for coyotes prior to the […]

When Coyote Attacked Girl Police Officer Grabbed Animal Trying to Kill It

Off-duty Irvington officer Arcangelo Liberatore and his wife were getting their own children safely into their car when he heard screaming, saw the attack and doubled back, according to the Journal News. As King-Petrellese repeatedly punched the coyote, Liberatore – a martial arts practitioner – jumped on top of it, clutched its neck and slammed […]

Meta-Analysis of Coyote Diet Reveals Differences by Geographical Region

Abstract It has been posited that coyotes (Canis latrans) in the Northeast eat more deer than those in the Midwest or other parts of the country due to their increased size. Further, it has also been posited that Northeastern coyotes do not frequently eat small mammals, creating a trophic cascade that increases the incidence of […]

Hydatid Disease: Letter to Montana Legislature’s Environmental Quality Council

To: Montana Legislature’s Environmental Quality Council Attention: Hope Stockwell, Research Analyst, Environmental Policy Office, Montana Legislative Services Division; 406-444-1640; hstockwell@mt.gov From: Valerius Geist, Profesor Emeritus of Environmental Science, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada April 27th 2010 Re: Hydatid disease There is a fair amount of technical literature available on hydatid disease. However, this […]

Coyotes: Kill or Koexist?

When unfamiliar residents move into your neighborhood, they may raise concerns, fear and even hostility among those already there. This is particularly true if the new arrivals are of a different species. Coyotes found this out a long time ago when human settlers began taking over much of their habitat. Now, people are finding out […]

Coywolf — Coyote-Wolf Hybrid — Spotted Roaming In Rockland County

CONGERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There was a warning Monday night about an unusually large animal roaming through Rockland County. As CBS2’s Brian Conybeare reported, it is a hybrid of two dangerous creatures – and it’s called a coywolf. The animal is an eerie sight through the fog at the Georgetown Manor condos on Route 303 in […]

Woman attacked by coyote while walking on upstate NY trail

Authorities say a woman has suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by a coyote while walking on a trail in a rural upstate New York town.<<<Read More>>> Woman speaks out about terrifying coyote attack <<<Video Here>>>