Coyotes

August 03, 2019 - 11:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A system of cameras is being set up in north Georgia in hopes of capturing images of coyotes and learning more about them. WABE Radio reports that researchers with the Atlanta Coyote Project are working with partners across the nation to study the effects of coyotes and urban...
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February 13, 2019 - 10:08 am
You might soon be able to not only hunt coyotes, but get a fee for a coyote kill in South Carolina. Image: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY SC Senator Stephen Goldfinch , who represents District 34 in the Charleston area, is making a proposal that hunters get $75 each time they kill a coyote under a new...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the parents of this 7-week old red wolf pup keep an eye on their offspring at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. A pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast have led to the discovery that red wolves, or at least an animal closely aligned with them, are enduring in secluded parts of the Southeast nearly 40 years after the animal was thought to have become extinct in the wild. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago. The finding has led wildlife biologists and...
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December 18, 2018 - 1:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Security video has caught a small pack of coyotes prowling near the downtown area of a North Carolina city. The Charlotte Observer reports one video showed as many as four coyotes roaming in a neighborhood near downtown Charlotte, with one of them actually going up on a...
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June 23, 2018 - 12:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A coalition of more than 25 wildlife and animal protection organizations are objecting to the upcoming "Georgia Coyote Challenge" that involves killing the animals. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Humane Society of the United States and other groups recently sent...
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April 26, 2018 - 8:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have captured a coyote after a two-hour chase. The coyote was first spotted early Thursday in the city near Penn's Landing, along the Delaware River. Police and animal control officers eventually cornered and trapped it about 3 miles away in South...
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March 27, 2018 - 12:48 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote has been found on an outdoor mezzanine at the New York State Museum in Albany. New York State Police spokesman William Duffy says Tuesday that troopers assigned to the state Capitol detail have contained the animal on the museum's fourth-floor mezzanine...
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March 18, 2018 - 10:54 am
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — A trapper hired by an Outer Banks town has captured and killed 17 coyotes after the town received complaints that the animals were killing pets and running along beaches. Nags Head police Chief Kevin Brinkley tells The Virginian-Pilot of Nags Head that the town hired trapper...
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In this 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture a Kangal dog greets Ben Hofer of the Hutterite Rockport Colony near Pendroy, Mont. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around sheep and children but vicious when confronting wolves recently completed a four-year study to see how they'd react to their old nemesis on a new continent. The U.S. Department of Agriculture supplied Cão de Gado Transmontanos, Karakachans and Kangals that can weigh 150 pounds (68 kilograms) to guard sheep in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Washington and Oregon. (Julie Young/U.S. Department of Agriculture via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 2:14 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal scientists are trying to decide if it's time to let the big dogs out. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around sheep and children but vicious when confronting wolves recently underwent a study to see how they...
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October 23, 2017 - 5:23 pm
ASHBURNHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has mistaken a coyote for his neighbor's dog and has been bitten several times. Police say the man was bitten on Sunday evening in Ashburnham and they're advising people to stay away from coyotes, foxes and unfamiliar dogs. Police say the man was in his...
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