Tag: "coyote" at biology news
Scientists on scent of better coyote management
...ce growing threat To many farmers, the only good coyote
is a dead coyote. Thousands of the dog-like animal...cks on livestock, wildlife and people. Now, as the coyote
population expands to include urban areas, a humane alternative may be on the horizon. Based on obse...
Without bears and wolves to hunt them, Yellowstone moose have lost some spring in their step, study says
...cues," which included recordings of wolf howls and coyote
calls, as well as the scents of both grizzlies and wolves. To gather data, the researchers capitalized on unique methods, some of which included the use of human urine as a control substance, and occasional reliance on a moose suit to approach their...
Dog genome assembled
...he boxer, nine other dog breeds, four wolves and a coyote
were sampled to generate markers that can be used in disease studies in any dog breed. A preliminary set of about 600,000 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), which amounts to a SNP roughly every 5,000 DNA base pairs, is currently being aligned to...