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Urban Coyotes Move To The City
2012-10-05 21:52:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Urban coyote populations could be just the beginning of animal predators making their way towards the big cities. Scientists have located a coyote territory about five miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport that has been around for at least six years. "That's an indication that they don't have to go far to find food and water. They're finding everything they need right there, in the suburbs of Chicago," Stan Gehrt, an...

2010-02-08 13:28:00

By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interested in finding something new and different to try this winter? Coyote hunting may be just what you're looking for, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. "Calling a coyote into shotgun range is one of the most incredible experiences I've ever had in the outdoors," said Perry County Wildlife Conservation Officer Steve Hower. "Catching...

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,...

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...

2008-08-08 15:00:00

Coyote sightings in Bergen County have become common enough for naturalists to decide that homeowners need to be educated about how to react if they see one in their neighborhood. The Tenafly Nature Center will host such a lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Tony McBride, principal biologist for the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, will discuss the history and characteristics of the eastern coyote canis latrans and offer advice on how to scare off these wild animals, which rarely...

2008-07-14 12:00:00

By Matthew Chayes What would constitute child neglect, if not downright abuse, for a human baby might be the kindest thing that can be done for the young coyote found wandering last week in the Bronx. That's the task facing a Middle Island wildlife rehabilitator: toughening up the pup for its possible release back into the wild. Step one? Caging the coyote in solitary confinement for evaluation. "You don't talk to them. You don't pet them. You don't try to make friends with them," said Lori...

Latest Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner Reference Libraries

2007-12-18 13:17:11

The Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), is a large, long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. It is one of the two roadrunner species in the genus Geococcyx. The roadrunner is also known as the Chaparral Cock. The breeding habitat is desert and shrubby country in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It can be seen in the US states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas,and rarely in Arkansas, Missouri, and...

2007-01-21 19:28:01

The coyote is a member of the Canidae (dog) family and a close relative of the domestic dog. Coyotes are native to North America and are only found from Canada south to Costa Rica. European explorers first encountered these canines during their travels in the American Southwest. They may occasionally assemble in small packs, but naturally hunt alone. Coyotes live an average of about 6 to 10 years. The coyote looks very similar to the endangered "red wolf" in profile. They have similar...

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