This is a reprint of an article published in Trappers Post July/August 2017 Another year, and another pile of dead cats and dogs for the crematorium courtesy of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA). Almost literally at the last minute, PETA filed its 2016 animal custody information with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and… [Read More]
On March 10, 2016 Cantigny coyote #1 a male was struck and killed by a vehicle in the western suburbs of Chicago. This coyote gave us some very interesting data, we were unable to recapture coyote #3 who slipped his collar off earlier this year, so new animals will be captured and fitted with GPS… [Read More]
Americans are the most caring, charitable people on the planet. During this holiday season of giving, the Humane Society of the United States uses pulling at heartstrings to dupe millions of Americans into filling its coffers. Sadly, the vast majority of the money is not used to help local animal shelters, but instead to pay bloated… [Read More]
Watching Cantigny-3 this morning we noticed his collar was no longer moving, some time between 8:00 am and 10:00 am his collar had become stationary. Our first thought was he had been hit by a car and got into the area where his collar was still sending signals before expiring. Upon inspection, we learned that… [Read More]
cantigny-3 is a beautiful male, caught on the very edge of Cantigny golf course. He was very easy to work with, very docile and calm. Very beautiful coat, well furred and mature. July, 15 update
cantigny-2 is a 3 year old female in very good condition, she is lactating at the time of capture so she definitely has a litter of pups nearby. Coyote update, 30 days after collaring.
Cantigny-1 was trapped using off set jaw steel traps then tranquilized. After observing the area and utilizing trail cameras we found the particular animal we wanted to collar. The coyote is a male that weighed 35 pounds . We took blood tests and hair samples to see if he had any diseases… [Read More]