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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...

2009-05-06 06:51:43

The National Hockey League is resisting efforts by a Canadian billionaire to buy the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes and relocate them to Canada. The league has repeatedly said the franchise won't be moved to southern Ontario near the Toronto and Buffalo Sabres franchises, The Globe and Mail reported. However, Jim Balsillie, co-founder of the BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion in Waterloo, Ontario, has been working behind the scenes in his third bid to become an owner of one of the league's...

2009-04-30 07:39:12

A Canadian city bus driver in Calgary is credited with saving a cowering young dog from circling coyotes by simply opening the bus door. Dawn Hagel said she was driving Tuesday when she spotted the 16-month-old Australian cattle dog cringing beneath a parked pickup truck at the side of the road and two coyotes circling it. Hagel, who owns two dogs herself, told the Calgary Sun she pulled alongside and opened the door. He was in the bus in a heartbeat -- he knew it was a much better fate, she...

2009-03-06 15:32:36

Canadian animal protection groups have raised concerns about the Vancouver City Council's vote to legalize the keeping of chickens in the city. The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Vancouver Humane Society warned that many city residents would be clueless as to how to care for hens, specifically where to buy feed and how to find a qualified vet, the Vancouver Sun reported Friday. While we sympathize with the interests of local people who want to keep...

2009-01-13 13:40:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife officials are gaining new information about wildlife movements from a State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry research project, as an eastern coyote was caught in a Commonwealth trapper's cable restraint in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County. According to SUNY officials, this particular coyote traveled 150 miles from the site it was captured, tagged and released,...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Point Systems, Inc., the leading provider of application acceleration and load balancing solutions for mid-market companies, today announced the next generation of its load balancing and application acceleration product line: The Equalizer GX family. Built on new hardware and software architectures, the Equalizer GX family provides up to 400 percent performance gains when compared to its predecessor. Providing reduced power consumption,...

2008-12-04 05:57:00

LONDON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 European Telematics Entrepreneurial Company Award is presented to Coyote System. The Award recognises the company's ability to address market challenges with its innovative driver assistance information system: the Coyote. The company has reinforced its effective business strategy by successfully introducing a second product -- the mini Coyote. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The Coyote informs drivers of speed...

2008-11-30 12:18:55

Residents of Farmers Branch, Texas, say they're torn over an injured coyote who has thrived in their midst for nearly three years. Dubbed Limpy, the coyote brazenly sunbathes in driveways, roams the local country club and easily evades animal control officers, despite his injury, The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. Limpy is one of several coyotes roaming Farmers Branch, a city near Dallas, but most of the 39 coyote sightings reported in October have been attributed to him, the Morning...

2008-11-27 21:42:41

A left shoulder injury will cause Phoenix Coyotes center Olli Jokinen to miss at least two weeks, ending his streak of 397 consecutive games played. The 11-year veteran remaining in the first period of Wednesday's 3-2 win against Columbus when he was checked into the boards by Blue Jackets defenseman Marc Methot. The 215-pounder, a first-round draft pick by Los Angeles in 1997, last missed a game during the 2002-03 season while with the Florida Panthers. This gives other guys opportunities to...


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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