A research team from the University of Wyoming is studying the possibility of using chemical contraception to help control coyote populations. The group, led by zoology doctoral candidate Marjie MacGregor, has been experimenting with deslorelin, a hormone that makes coyotes sterile.
Vermont could become the second state to ban coyote hunting competitions under a new bill approved by the House wildlife committee that would impose up to $4,000 in fines and 60 days in prison for people who organize or take part in the contests.
Coyotes and wolves are quite different animals. Gray wolves are apex predators, from which few animals in their ranges are safe. Coyotes are smaller canids that historically have preyed upon small game. In some cases, wolves even prey upon coyotes. Despite these overt physical differences, the two species are very closely related. The numerous similarities include their diets, hunting styles and high intelligence
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