Coyotes Are Here to Stay in North American Cities – Here’s How to Appreciate Them From a Distance

Coyotes Are Here to Stay in North American Cities – Here’s How to Appreciate Them From a Distance

Coyotes have become practically ubiquitous across the lower 48 United States, and they’re increasingly turning up in cities. The draws are abundant food and green space in urban areas. At first these appearances were novelties, like the hot summer day in 2007 when a coyote wandered into a Chicago Quiznos sub shop and jumped into […]

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Human disturbance is pitting wolverines against an unlikely competitor: Coyotes

Human disturbance is pitting wolverines against an unlikely competitor: Coyotes

In March this year, headlines across the United States announced the rare sighting of an elusive creature in Yellowstone National Park: the wolverine. In the accompanying photographs, a lumbering, blackish-brown animal stands in profile on a snowy road. The individual, thought to be one of only around 10 wolverines that call Yellowstone home, continued on […]

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Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

While dogfighting and cockfighting are no longer legal in the United States, numerous animal species, such as bobcats, coyotes, crows, foxes, marmots, mountain lions, prairie dogs, rabbits, and raccoons, are nonetheless endangered. Every year, barbaric “Killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and distressing. They’re essentially competitions to see who can spill […]

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In attempting to reduce coyote populations, Kansas hunters are causing them to reproduce at an even faster rate

In attempting to reduce coyote populations, Kansas hunters are causing them to reproduce at an even faster rate

To decrease cattle predation, ranchers and hunters turn to mass coyote hunts. However, in Kansas, the hunts may be encouraging coyotes to reproduce even more rapidly. Ranchers in western Kansas are outraged when their cattle are preyed upon by predators. That includes coyotes in that part of the country. According to High Plains Public Radio reporter […]

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