Journal archives for January 2019

January 06, 2019

Dave Gershen: Reduce negative encounters with coyotes.

Urban studies in both Chicago and Los Angeles show that less than 1 percent of a coyote's diet is domestic cat. However, a coyote doesn't know the difference between a cat and a rabbit, so it's best to supervise pets at all times.

http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_32367014/dave-gershen-reduce-negative-encounters-coyotes

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January 09, 2019

Beware of coyotes toting dynamite, ACME crates, California park sign warns.

A sign at a California park warns visitors to be wary of coyotes — then adds some fine print suggesting extra precautions when it comes to the more wiley ones known to dabble in TNT, anvils and other cartoon mayhem.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article224087885.html

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January 10, 2019

Wolf visits, but does not linger, in Malheur County.

A young male wolf wandered into the county and into the Malheur Reservoir area in November but quickly moved on to southern Oregon and California, according to state wildlife officials.

https://www.malheurenterprise.com/posts/5212/wolf-visits-but-does-not-linger-in-malheur-county

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'It's Tough Sleeping at Night': Ranchers Seek to Protect Their Herds as the Wolves Move in.

As wolves arrive in California for the first time since the 1920s, ranchers are turning to non-lethal methods to deter the gray wolves, once seen as livestock-killing vermin.

https://psmag.com/environment/ranchers-seek-to-protect-their-herds-as-the-wolves-move-in

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January 11, 2019

How To Keep Coyote Safe In San Gabriel Valley: Glendora

It's the mid-winter, and with coming rains, coyote mating season and spring citrus ripening, watch for small mammals and their predators.

https://patch.com/california/glendora/how-keep-coyote-safe-san-gabriel-valley-glendora

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January 20, 2019

Caught on Video: Coyote Leaps Into Home's Backyard, Bites Dog.

A dog was attacked by a coyote that jumped over the fence into the backyard of a home in Valencia.

Video showed a pair of dogs observing a coyote that was looking over the backyard when it jumped over and confronted a dog named Kirin.

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Dog-Attacked-by-Coyote-Valencia-504590852.html

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January 28, 2019

Mutant blue-eyed coyotes spreading through California.

Five coyotes with baby blues, an eye color not seen elsewhere, were photographed in California—suggesting the rare trait is proliferating.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/01/blue-eyes-mutation-coyotes-spreading-in-california/

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January 29, 2019

Judge upholds state protections for endangered Gray wolves.

A judge in San Diego Monday upheld protections for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act, rejecting a petition from ranching agencies challenging the animals' designation as wildlife at risk of extinction.

http://www.cbs8.com/story/39866934/judge-upholds-state-protections-for-endangered-gray-wolves

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January 31, 2019

Gray wolf returns to Nevada County.

NEVADA CITY – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed a gray wolf, known as OR-54 (collar number), has again visited Nevada County, according to a press release from the county Community Development Agency.

https://www.theunion.com/news/gray-wolf-returns-to-nevada-county/

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The mystery of the celebrated Shasta wolf pack that vanished from California.

California wildlife officers are investigating a suspicious wolf death in Modoc County, raising new questions about the sudden disappearance of the state’s first wolf family in nearly a century. Questions of what killed the Shasta Pack have surfaced.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article225360770.html

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