Sacramento Wildlife Census Shows How Closely Urban Dwellers Live With Wild Animals

Sacramento and Los Angeles are very different cities, but one thing the two regions share is the fact that much wildlife has habituated itself to human presence. KTXL Fox 40 quoted City of Sacramento Animal Care Services as listing the following wildlife living even in the city center: raccoons, opossums, deer, skunks and coyotes. BecauseContinue reading “Sacramento Wildlife Census Shows How Closely Urban Dwellers Live With Wild Animals”

DNA Says Escaped Pennsylvania “Mystery Animal” was 100 % Coyote

The “mystery animal” that turned up in Pennsylvania was a coyote after all, DNA tests confirm. It has since escaped confinement and has yet to be relocated, according to news reports. The emaciated and sickly creature was found shivering in the cold by a Pennsylvania woman who took the docile creature in. The animal wasContinue reading “DNA Says Escaped Pennsylvania “Mystery Animal” was 100 % Coyote”

UPDATE: Stump The Experts Game Takes Dramatic Turn as Unidentified Pennsylvania “Mystery Animal” Chews Its Way Out of Enclosure

The “mystery animal,” probably either a dog or a coyote, found and rescued in Pennsylvania has added to its mystigue by chewing its way to liberty at the wildlife rescue station where it was being treated. Pictured below, the creature is definitely a canid but rescuers could not be sure if it was a dogContinue reading “UPDATE: Stump The Experts Game Takes Dramatic Turn as Unidentified Pennsylvania “Mystery Animal” Chews Its Way Out of Enclosure”

Hunt Is On And Rewards Are Offered In Search For Poisoner Of Eight Oregon Wolves

Oregon state police are searching for whoever poisoned eight of the state’s wild wolves and a coalition of citizens and wildlife groups has announced $26,000 in reward money to help capture the killers of the wolves slain earlier this year. Police have asked for the public’s aid in the search. Oregon State Police fish andContinue reading “Hunt Is On And Rewards Are Offered In Search For Poisoner Of Eight Oregon Wolves”

Recent Aggressive Coyote Reports Are a Reminder to Follow Wildlife Rules

Recent reports of aggressive coyotes from Vancouver to Arizona are a reminder to follow the rules from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife when it comes to discouraging coyotes. The fact that there is speculation that some of the coyotes may have become aggressive after ingesting human drugs makes the rules, especially those aboutContinue reading “Recent Aggressive Coyote Reports Are a Reminder to Follow Wildlife Rules”