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As wolf populations grow in parts of the West, most of the focus has been on their value in aiding broader ecosystem recovery – but a new study from Oregon State University also points out that they could play an important role in helping to save other threatened species.
A new skin test can determine the age of wild animals while they are still alive, providing information needed to control population explosions among nuisance animals.
A new genetic study finds that wolves in the eastern United States and Canada are actually hybrids of gray wolves and coyotes, while the area's coyotes are wolf-coyote-dog hybrids.
New Name Reflects Recent Improvements and Curiosity-Inspiring Visitor Experience SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an exciting move to match the museum's name with its exceptional education offerings, Coyote Point Museum will soon unveil a new name.
Certificates also available for 'First Big Game Harvest' HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.
As Halloween approaches, tales of monsters and creepy crawlies abound, and among the most fearsome is the legendary beast known as the chupacabras.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Behind every winning team is a winning system. For the second consecutive year, GladiatorÂ® GarageWorks will be making a pit stop at the A.J. Foyt Racing Garage for the Indianapolis 500Â® Race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.
MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Silicon Valley IT consulting firm Coyote Creek Consulting announces the launch of its new Remote Monitoring and Management practice area.
The chupacabra (goatsucker) is a legendary creature claimed to inhabit the Americas. The origin of the name derives from chupar “to suck” and cabra “goat,” resulting from the creature’s pattern of killing livestock, especially goats, and drinking their blood. The name was coined shortly after the first reports by comedian Silverio Perez. The origin of the chupacabra may have come from the science fiction film Species, where an eyewitness account of the chupacabra was in Puerto...
The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...
The Mexican prairie dog (Cynomys mexicanus) is a rodent that is native to Mexico. It is related to squirrels and chipmunks. These prairie dogs prefer to burrow in soil without rocks on plains, and can live at altitudes between 5,250 and 7,200 feet. Its northern range includes San Luis Potosi and its southern range includes areas of Coahuila. The Mexican prairie dog can reach an average body length of up to seventeen inches, and an average weight of 2.2 pounds. The overall fur color is...
The American Badger, Taxidea taxus, is a North American badger, somewhat similar in appearance to the European Badger. It is found in the western and central United States, northern Mexico and central Canada. This animal prefers dry open areas with deep soils that are easy to dig, such as prairie regions. In Mexico, this animal is sometimes called "tlacoyote". Anatomy The stocky body is flattened covered with shaggy grizzled fur, and the legs are short and powerful. The legs have...
The gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) is a species of canine ranging from southern Canada, throughout most of the lower United States. It is also found in Central America, to Venezuela. This species and the closely related Island Fox are the only living members of the genus Urocyon, which is considered to be among the most primitive of the living canids. Description The gray fox has a pepper brown back, tawny sides, neck and legs, and a white belly. It has a black stripe along its...
- The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.