ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Recent tests confirmed an animal killed during a coyote hunt in upstate New York last year was a wolf, state environmental officials said Thursday.
The results reviewed this week contradicted an initial analysis that had concluded it was an Eastern coyote, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Are wolves hunting and howling in the Northeast woods again, more than a century after they were rooted out of the region?
Advocates who think so say a recent DNA analysis shows a strapping canine shot by a coyote hunter in upstate New York last winter was actually a wolf.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A coyote on public display in suburban Chicago will get a larger den but not a transfer to a wild animal sanctuary in Colorado.
A report for the Forest Preserves of Cook County said the coyote, named Rocky, is “happy and healthy” in his 266-square-foot home but will get a much larger space — up to at least 2,000 square feet — with trees and places to dig.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife authorities caught and euthanized a coyote that attacked a 2-year-old child at a Southern California park earlier this week, officials said.
PANTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote.
The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a coyote that attacked a 2-year-old child at a Southern California park this week, police said Thursday.
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. (AP) — Animal control in a community north of Boston is looking for a coyote that bit a man outside a bank.
The man was on the phone outside a bank at a busy Swampscott shopping area on Monday morning when the coyote approached him from behind and bit him on the calf, causing a puncture wound, police said.
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia police officer fatally shot a presumably rabid coyote that had bitten several people after the animal also attacked him, authorities said Sunday.
The Fairfax County officer was searching a wooded area for the coyote, which had bitten three people and two dogs in the vicinity a day earlier.
DALLAS (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who was attacked by a coyote on the porch of his Dallas home is recovering after surgery, and officials searching for the coyote said Thursday that three that were acting aggressively have been killed.
DALLAS (AP) — A 2-year-old child has been hospitalized in critical condition after being mauled by a coyote Tuesday on the front porch of the child’s Dallas home, police said.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — DNA from a coyote that bit a girl on Southern California's Huntington Beach last week matched samples from one of two coyotes shot and killed following the attack, authorities said Monday.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A coyote attacked and seriously injured a girl on Southern California's famed Huntington Beach, police said.
Officers were called to the beach near the Huntington Beach Pier around 9:45 p.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina wildlife officials have released 16 more coyotes with a special tag and if hunters kill them, they can get a free hunting license for life.
The Department of Natural Resources has been releasing the tagged coyotes since 2016, when the lawmakers created the program to help limit the population of the animals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri conservation officials are considering a plan to extend the hunting season for species such as bobcats and raccoons that are typically killed for their fur.
A proposal from the state Department of Conservation would extend the season for eight so-called fur-bearing species.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are suing three federal agencies over the adequacy of an environmental review the government has said satisfies requirements to resume the killing of coyotes, mountain lions and other wildlife in federally protected wilderness areas in Nevada.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote who climbed to the top of a Charleston bridge managed to elude animal control officers who tried to capture it.
Charleston police say they received multiple calls from motorists about a dog on the Don Holt Bridge Thursday, but officers realized it was a coyote when they arrived.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state regulatory board has narrowly voted against banning contests that give cash or other awards to hunters for killing coyotes.
The regulation was rejected by the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission on a 5-4 vote Friday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno City Council is the latest to join the push to outlaw wildlife killing contests in Nevada.
The council approved a resolution on a 6-1 vote this week urging an end to the practice.
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Two toddlers were attacked by a coyote in separate incidents in the Massachusetts town of Arlington, officials say.
The first attack was reported at about 5:40 p.m. Sunday when a 2-year-old girl in her Epping Street yard was approached, bitten on the back and dragged by a coyote.
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy playing in a sandbox in a suburban Boston yard was bitten on the leg by a coyote last weekend, the second time in a week a young child in Massachusetts was attacked by one of the animals.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A coyote shot and killed by rangers after it bit a child on a Cape Cod National Seashore beach did not have rabies, park authorities posted on social media Friday.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A coyote bit a small child on a Cape Cod beach on Wednesday evening, authorities said.
The child was bitten on North Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, which is within the Cape Cod National Seashore, at about 8:30 p.m., according to a statement from seashore Deputy Superintendent Leslie Reynolds.
MARYSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — When chickens come home to roost, they better make sure it’s not in Marysville.
City leaders in the community about 65 miles (104 kilometers) northeast of Detroit have enacted a new law banning chickens, pheasants, badgers, kangaroos, coyotes and even cougars and tigers, the Times Herald of Port Huron reported.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Southern Illinois University researcher is tracking coyotes and bobcats to understand the habitats they seek and how they affect them.
Nicole Gorman is a graduate zoology student and a research assistant at SIU's Wildlife Research Laboratory in Carbondale.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Coyotes are becoming more than a nuisance in parts of Lincoln, with two pets killed by the animals over the past year.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is making is easier to hunt coyotes, which are considered a nuisance in some areas, and feral hogs, which are blamed for causing $50 million in property damage annually in the state...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana men have been cited over illegally poaching two wolves from a helicopter in the Big Hole Valley...
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Genetic testing has shown that an animal killed in January by coyote hunters north of Fremont was a gray wolf, Nebraska wildlife officials said...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say game wardens responding to a report of a mountain lion chased by coyotes in suburban Las Vegas found the cat in a tree, captured it and released it in a remote area...
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A dog that survived frigid temperatures and a run-in with a coyote before being CHICAGO (AP) — It is the time of year that coyotes are out and about looking for other coyotes to mate with and animal control officials want pet owners to know that it's also a time when coyotes enjoy snacking on dogs and cats...
CHICAGO (AP) — It is the time of year that coyotes are out and about looking for other coyotes to mate with and animal control officials want pet owners to know that it's also a time when coyotes enjoy snacking on dogs and cats...
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A dog that survived frigid temperatures and a run-in with a coyote has been rescued after spending four days stranded on ice along the Detroit River...
LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) — A coyote bit a grocery store worker in the leg in the fourth such attack in the San Francisco Bay Area since April, a wildlife official said...
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Two people were bitten by a coyote in two separate attacks on a Southern California trail on Saturday, authorities said...
CHICAGO (AP) — DNA tests to determine if a coyote captured on Chicago's North Side is the same animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy will take weeks to complete, a city animal control official said Friday...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head, captured one animal Thursday night on the city's North Side...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County officials want pet owners to know that coyotes this time a year are both wily and hungry...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A panel of top scientists concluded Thursday that the endangered red wolf of the southeastern U...
HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — Those fur-trimmed parkas so common on city sidewalks have become a boon to backwoods trappers...
Residents of The Woodlands don’t often have to be reminded that they live in a more natural environment than most suburban communities around the Houston region, as the heavily wooded area conjured by George Mitchell harbors wildlife of all sorts, both harmless and potentially dangerous.
The Washington Department of Transportation captured video of a coyote crossing over I-90, east of Snoqualimie Pass, early Wednesday morning.
The footage is the first video documentation of animals using the new overpass.
Our recent snow has received lots of comments! It seems you either love it or you hate it. I’m in the “love it” category. One of the things I love about a new snowfall is how quiet it seems in the timber and how quietly you can move.
Child bitten by coyote in Elyria; mother accused of smoking pot with son, friends: Overnight News Links
Child bitten by coyote in Elyria; mother accused of smoking pot with son, friends: Overnight News Links
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A coyote taking a daylight stroll through Philadelphia was trapped under a large metal trash bin near a school Thursday and it was later euthanized.
The coyote was spotted along the city's downtown waterfront before police and animal control officers cornered and trapped it about 3 miles away in south Philadelphia...
Some Madison kids found a box with 3 skinned animal skulls in it, but don’t worry — there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation
Children playing in a Madison backyard this week stumbled across three skinned animal heads that had spilled from a grocery bag — a discovery that prompted curiosity and concern in a Near East Side neighborhood.
Maybe you were the older brother who liked to dish out noogies. Maybe you were the younger sibling who had to endure them, at least until you caught up, size-wise.
Typically rivals, coyotes and foxes seem to have found a way to coexist in urban areas, UW-Madison researchers say
An unusual peace has settled among two predatory rivals who’ve taken up residence in Madison.
UW-Madison researchers discovered the truce while electronically tracking the movements of red foxes and coyotes, two species that don’t always get along so well when they live in the countryside.
BULLHEAD CITY — The houses being constructed weren’t made with the sturdiest of materials, and presumably would be more prone to targeting by pest insects than many homes.
But it’s OK, because the homes weren’t meant to last, and their mere construction served a purpose: family time together at Coyote Canyon Elementary School.