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2009-09-15 10:10:00

A coyote picked up Jessica Simpson's dog, Daisy, and ran off with it, the U.S. singer and actress said Monday night on her Twitter page. People.com said the singer-actress is offering a reward for the return of her 5-year-old, caramel-colored maltipoo. The report did not specify the amount of the award or the location of where the pup disappeared. My heart is broken because a coyote took my precious Daisy right in front of our eyes. HORROR! Simpson said on her Twitter page. We are searching....

2009-08-26 14:31:25

Jerry Reinsdorf, chairman of baseball's Chicago White Sox, has abandoned his plan to purchase the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes. Chicago's majority owner had reached an agreement Aug. 11 with Jerry Moyes, majority owner of the Coyotes, to buy the bankrupt NHL franchise, but the Reinsdorf group failed to meet a court-mandated sale deadline Tuesday to buy the Coyotes and keep them in Glendale. In a statement, the Reinsdorf group called Moyes an unwilling seller. It is unfortunate "¦ We have...

2009-07-29 21:29:21

The NHL has blocked an attempt to move the Phoenix Coyotes to Hamilton, Ontario, instead approving a sale to a U.S. group, the league announced Wednesday. Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league's board of governors had turned down a bid from billionaire Jim Balsillie to buy the team. Balsillie had said he wanted to end the franchise's 13-year stay in Phoenix and return it to Canada. Instead, the board approved the sale of the financially troubled Coyotes to a group headed by Jerry...

2009-07-22 18:29:20

Both sides claimed victory after a court ruling requiring Glendale, Ariz., to reveal the incentives it offered to prospective buyers of the Phoenix Coyotes. A Maricopa County, Ariz., judge this week ordered the city to turn over pertinent records by Friday, the deadline for bids for the team to be submitted to U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The deadline pleased the city, which had feared it would lose its bargaining leverage if the information was released sooner, the Arizona Republic reported. The...

2009-07-02 12:13:08

A U.S. study has determined some wild coyotes regularly feed on outdoor domestic and feral cats. Shannon Grubbs of the University of Arizona and Paul Krausman of the University of Montana said they tracked coyotes in the Tucson area and observed 36 coyote-cat encounters, of which 19 ended with the coyotes killing the cats. The researchers said while other studies have found approximately 13 percent of a coyote's diet consists of cats, the new study found of the 45 instances during which...

2009-06-15 22:52:39

A bankruptcy judge has rejected the proposed sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to an investor who wanted to move the NHL team to Canada. Billionaire Jim Balsillie wanted to take the club to Hamilton, Ontario. But Judge Redfield T. Baum said he didn't think unresolved issues would be presented and settled by a June 29 deadline. Baum also canceled a June 22 auction date for the bankrupt team. Coyotes' owner Jerry Moyes filed for Chapter 11 reorganization last month with a proposed sale to PSE Sports...

2009-05-12 08:00:00

'Coyote Search' for Staff To Be Held June 13 and 14, 2009 OKLAHOMA CITY, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Ugly Saloon, the most famous bar on the planet, is opening its next US location in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Coyote Ugly Saloon founder Liliana "Lil" Lovell announced today. The grand opening is scheduled for 9pm on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at the new bar located at 121 East California Avenue in the Bricktown Entertainment District. The general public is invited. "Oklahoma City is a great...

2009-05-11 05:09:00

Coyote Point Invited Again to Power Interop's Reliable, High-Speed Networking Services for Exhibitors, Conference Rooms and Attendees SAN JOSE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- InteropNet. It's the largest private temporary network in the world. Each year volunteers gather for 2 weeks in Las Vegas to assemble $12 million of cutting-edge network infrastructure into the network that powers the Interop trade show. Carefully selected best of breed network equipment providers donate the equipment...

2009-05-07 16:55:19

Officials in a Denver suburb hope paintball guns will convince coyotes to move on. Police in Greenwood Village say the number of coyotes has soared recently, ABC News reported. A 14-year-old was attacked in a park in December, prompting the city to hire a contractor to map coyote dens. The city of Greenwood Village has dealt with coyotes for years, Police Lt. Joe Harvey told ABCNews.com. Its never been as bad as it is now." The attack on the teenager is the only reported one on a human being....

2009-05-06 16:08:01

A Purdue University study of 10 small airports has found animals can often gain easy access to runways, increasing the likelihood of aircraft accidents. Just about every pilot we talked to at these airports said that during a landing they've had to pull up to avoid hitting an animal on the runway, Professor Gene Rhodes said, adding reports of deer, coyotes and other animals were common. While Rhodes' study looked only at Indiana airports, he said there are thousands of U.S. airports that...


Latest Coyote Reference Libraries

Chupacabra
2013-10-07 07:13:33

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...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

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...

Mexican Prairie Dog, Cynomys mexicanus
2012-07-22 13:09:39

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...

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2007-01-22 16:38:59

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...

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2007-01-22 14:21:30

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...

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