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Coyote Facts Sheet

August 24, 2020

1.       Largest Coyote : Coyote from Wikipedia – Encyclopedia of Life. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78MC

2.       Coyote abilities : Coyotes. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78S6

3.       Reproduction rate: Canis latrans. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78VN

4.       Urban pup survival rates: Gehrt, Stanley D.; Brown, Justin L.; and Anchor, Chris (2011) “Is the Urban Coyote a Misanthropic Synanthrope? The Case from
Chicago,” Cities and the Environment (CATE): Vol. 4: Iss. 1, Article 3 http://ow.ly/A78Z3 

5.       Diet Study: Coyotes Eat Cats! | Harris Environmental: A natural and cultural resources consulting firm based in Tucson, Arizona. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A791C

6.       Sheep & Lamb depredation: Berentsen, A., Timm, R., & Schmidt, R. (2007, January 1). The Coyote Lure Operative Device revisited: A fresh look at an old idea. Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A794t

7.       Most abundant predators: Abrams, S. (2011, October 1). Watchable Wildlife – Coyotes. Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A798B

8.      19 subspecies: Coyote (Canis latrans). (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A79cf

9.       Enlarged range: Gompper, M. (2002). Top Carnivores in the Suburbs? Ecological and Conservation Issues Raised by Colonization of North eastern North America by Coyotes. BioScience, 52(2), 185-190. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from http://ufwildlife.ifas.ufl.edu/pdfs/Gompper 2002 Top carnivores in the suburbs.pdf http://ow.ly/A79fj

10.   Coyote-Human Encounters: Timm, Robert M. and Baker, Rex O., “A HISTORY OF URBAN COYOTE PROBLEMS” (2007). Wildlife Damage Management
Conferences — Proceedings. Paper 76 http://ow.ly/A79gZ

11. 79% of attacks span over 10 years: Timm, Robert M.; Baker, Rex O.; Bennett, Joe R.; and Coolahan, Craig C., “Coyote Attacks: An Increasing Suburban Problem”
(2004). Proceedings of the Twenty-First Vertebrate Pest Conference (2004). Paper 1. http://ow.ly/AcRHC

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