Why do coyote females have larger litters in heavily hunted areas?

I have a lot of quibbles with Dan Flores’s book, Coyote America. Among them is a contention that coyotes howl because it allows them to “take a census.”  If no other coyotes howl back, the females wind up releasing more … Continue reading

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What is a coyote?

I am a coyote lover. No two ways about it.  I have always been interested in wolves and dogs, but in the past couple of years, I’ve had encounters with Eastern coyotes.  And they are every bit as fascinating. Western … Continue reading

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Coyote vs. Turkey decoys

Natural History

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Calling coyote

I purchased a diaphragm coyote call a few months ago from MFK. I wanted to liven up the blog with some possible coyote photos and videos, and coyote hunting is one of those things I’ve always wanted to try. It’s … Continue reading

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The term “coywolf” for the Eastern coyote? Only if you’re a humadenisovathal.

I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been seen this article from The Economist, claiming that we’re seeing the evolution of a new species of canid that is a hybrid coyote and wolf. It’s interesting, but I don’t think that … Continue reading

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