Coyotes

FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the parents of this 7-week old red wolf pup keep an eye on their offspring at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. A pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast have led to the discovery that red wolves, or at least an animal closely aligned with them, are enduring in secluded parts of the Southeast nearly 40 years after the animal was thought to have become extinct in the wild. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carries a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago. The finding has led wildlife biologists and...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the parents of this 7-week old red wolf pup keep an eye on their offspring at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. A pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast have led to the discovery that red wolves, or at least an animal closely aligned with them, are enduring in secluded parts of the Southeast nearly 40 years after the animal was thought to have become extinct in the wild. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 13, 2019 - 12:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago. The finding has led wildlife biologists and...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the parents of this 7-week old red wolf pup keep an eye on their offspring at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. A pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast have led to the discovery that red wolves, or at least an animal closely aligned with them, are enduring in secluded parts of the Southeast nearly 40 years after the animal was thought to have become extinct in the wild. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago. The finding has led wildlife biologists and...
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December 18, 2018 - 1:44 pm
CAROLINE, N.Y. (AP) — State environmental conservation officials have charged an upstate New York man with fatally shooting a bald eagle drawn to dead deer placed as bait for killing coyotes. The Department of Environmental Conservation says an enforcement officer responded Saturday to a report of...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:22 pm
THORNWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty police officer jumped on a coyote and throttled it as the animal attacked a 5-year-old girl on a suburban New York playground. Kasey King-Petrellese (peht-rehl-EE'-see) tells WNBC that the coyote appeared out of nowhere and ran "like a cheetah" toward her daughter...
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April 26, 2018 - 8:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have captured a coyote after a two-hour chase. The coyote was first spotted early Thursday in the city near Penn's Landing, along the Delaware River. Police and animal control officers eventually cornered and trapped it about 3 miles away in South...
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In this photo provided by the New York State Police, a coyote rests outside a door on the fourth floor mezzanine of the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y., Monday, March 27, 2018. Authorities say the animal was discovered in front of doors at a walkway leading to the museum's mezzanine, located at the southern end of the Empire State Plaza. State troopers kept the animal contained until a Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) crew arrived, used a tranquilizer dart to contain the animal and removed it from the building. Officials say the coyote was taken to the DEC's wildlife health lab outside Albany for evaluation. (New York State Police via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 9:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote that was found on an outdoor mezzanine at the New York State Museum in Albany has been tranquilized and removed from the building. The state Department of Environmental Conservation tweeted Monday afternoon that its wildlife officers shot the animal with...
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In this 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture a Kangal dog greets Ben Hofer of the Hutterite Rockport Colony near Pendroy, Mont. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around sheep and children but vicious when confronting wolves recently completed a four-year study to see how they'd react to their old nemesis on a new continent. The U.S. Department of Agriculture supplied Cão de Gado Transmontanos, Karakachans and Kangals that can weigh 150 pounds (68 kilograms) to guard sheep in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Washington and Oregon. (Julie Young/U.S. Department of Agriculture via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 2:14 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal scientists are trying to decide if it's time to let the big dogs out. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around sheep and children but vicious when confronting wolves recently underwent a study to see how they...
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March 03, 2018 - 6:04 pm
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A coyote that is believed to have bitten several people and killed a dog in Westchester County has tested positive for rabies. The Journal News reports that the coyote was tested after it was captured and killed at a golf course in Yonkers. One or more coyotes attacked several...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:06 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in Westchester County are warning residents to be on the lookout for an aggressive coyote that has attacked several people and pets. The attacks occurred Wednesday evening and Thursday in Hastings-on-Hudson and Yonkers. In one incident a dog was killed. A...
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