Coyote Essays

  • Coyote

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    The Coyote (canis latrans) ? Sharp fangs, mean growl, shrill cry. You may think I am talking about a new werewolf movie, but I am really talking about the coyote. It is not as fierce as it may sound, They are quite unique animals. Their ability to adapt to almost any enviorment is astounding. The Name The name coyote is a Spanish alteration of the original Aztec name coyotl. The Latin name Canis latrans, meaning barking dog, was given to it by Thomas Say, who published a description of

  • The Coyote: The Attributing Factor In The Coyotes

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    Over the last few hundred years, the coyote have managed to expand their territory from the central region of North America to cover nearly the whole continent. In the northern part of America, they can be found from Alaska to New England. Their adaptability to whatever environment they may encounter has been key to their survival and success... they “can live wherever living is afforded.” (Dalrymple, 1978) One attributing factor in the coyotes success has been the elimination of their natural

  • The Purpose In Killing Coyotes

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    During the 1900’s, hunters were mass killing wolves because they had been attacking ranch animals, much like the coyote. Thousands of wolves were killed, to the point that they were endangered, and they still are today. The mass killing of wolves soon came to a stop, and national parks had began to reintroduce the wolves. Ever since the wolves were reentering their economies, everything had began to change, from the height of trees, migration of birds, the behaviour of animals, and even the rivers

  • Coyote Research Paper

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    Coyote is a relative of the dog, wolf and jackal. The average male coyote weighs 8 to 20 kg (18 to 44 lb) and the average female 7 to 18 kg (15 to 40 lb) and has grayish-brown to yellowish-brown fur on top and whitish fur on its under parts,  though it varies somewhat with geography. It has large triangular ears on the top of its head and a long, narrow muzzle. It has a black nose; yellow eyes; and a long, bushy tail. Coyotes are found throughout most of North America, from Mexico and Central America

  • The Sweetest Thing and Coyote Ugly

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    The Sweetest Thing and Coyote Ugly Comedy / Romance movies deal with emotions in a variety of aspects. Overcoming your fears and getting what you want out of life is very important. In the movies The Sweetest Thing, written by Nancy Pimental, and Coyote Ugly, written by Gina Wendkos, both of the main characters are working towards overcoming their greatest fears while making their dreams come true. Even if doing this means making wrong decisions, it always becomes a good learning experience as

  • Calpine and Cisco Debate Over Coyote Valley

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    debate over Coyote Valley Throughout the years the technology industry has been growing with incredible speed expanding all over California. San Jose is known as the capital of Silicon Valley where major technology companies and start-ups call home. With fast spreading companies it is necessary to have enough power in San Jose to supply the increase in energy demand. Recently there was a plan proposed to the City of San Jose by Calpine Corporation to build a power plant in Coyote Valley. Nearby

  • Wolf and Coyote Derby Turns Tiny Idaho Town Into Battleground

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    A wolf and coyote derby taking place this weekend has turned a small Idaho town into a battleground between hunters and animal rights activists. Animal rights groups such as WildEarth Guardians had protested the event, supposedly on the grounds that the derby organizers needed permits from the U.S. Forest Service for the hunts to take place. However, U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Wagahoff Dale ruled the permits weren't necessary, and the event could proceed. Derbies, such as the one taking

  • Wile E Coyote: Modern Day Trickster

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    religion is or what culture they have come from. It is thought that all of us have some type of trickster within us, whether it may be conscious or subconscious. One of today’s best known tricksters is perhaps the infamous Wile E. Coyote. Even though Wile E. Coyote is a trickster whose tricks never seem to work, he is considered to be a modern-day fictional trickster because he is always plotting and cheating to catch the road runner, two of the most common attributes of a trickster. However,

  • Coyote Hunting

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    There are several different genres of hunting and many of them require the same set of skills. Hunting is an exciting hobby, but it’s also a hobby that many people do not know much about. Coyote hunting is one of the fastest growing genres of hunting that requires a variety of skills. Calling coyotes with the right calls and proper use of them adds extra excitement during the hunting experience. One of the most popular calls available is one used with your mouth. These are the most popular because

  • White Tailed Deer Essay

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    white-tailed deer and coyotes have a negative correlation across the United States. Whether or not one species’ population number has a direct effect on the other is unknown, but there is much research that may show a connection between the two. The population of white-tailed deer has increased in many areas, including Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), Ohio (Fulton, Skerl, Shank, & Lime, 2004). In southeastern states, such as South Carolina, deer are an important food item for coyotes (Kilgo, Ray, Ruth

  • Predator Killing

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    badgers, black bears, coyotes, cougars, bobcats, and the frightening grizzly bear. Predators Overpopulate The number of predators in the U.S. would increase drastically if the population wasn’t controlled by man. In the wild the coyote population has virtually no natural predators so they can raise their young without any worries that they will be killed. The International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies launched a study on the coyote populations and estimated that coyote populations in the

  • Fox Populations

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    wolves, coyotes, and foxes, can impact each other and the ecosystem in Minnesota, USA in three different habitats, forest, transition fields, and farmland. The question that I believe that this journal is asking whether or not predation or the lack of it can act as a domino effect if wolves suppress coyotes in an environment, then that could possibly save the fox population and maybe other species along the way. Both authors are trying to test the hypothesis that wolves suppress coyote populations

  • Compare And Contrast Essay On Alligators

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    Alligators and Red Wolves Comparison Two species have gained the attention of North Carolina residents over time and each were on the brink of extinction. To preserve these species, they were placed under the Endangered Species Act and management plans on the two species were set in place. Plans, ideas, and outcomes of both these species has been drastically different and still a controversial topic today on how to continue managing their future. For seven million years American alligators (Alligator

  • Restoration of the Red Wolf

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    Restoration of the Red Wolf; preventing their extinction once more Ref: (4) USFW (US Fish and Wildlife Service) and IUCN status of the Red wolf The red wolf is listed as endangered under the U. S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) (United States Public Law No. 93-205; United States Code Title 16 Section 1531 et seq.). Wild red wolves inhabiting the north eastern North Carolina (NENC), USA recovery area and a single island propagation site (St. Vincent NWR, Florida) are designated as experimental

  • Gone By Michael Grant: Summary

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    (a very smart kid from school), Pete (Astrid’s younger brother who has autism), Caine (the leader of a group of kids from the Coats Academy school), Drake (a kid from Coats Academy who serves Caine), Lana (a girl who gets captured by coyotes), and Pack Leader (a coyote

  • Aversive Conditioning

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    article described the measures taken to make coyotes stop wanting to kill lambs for food. The authors’ contention is that it may be possible to reconcile the desires of both ranchers and conservationists. The latter group wishes to enable the coyote and, perhaps other predators, to survive in the open range, as they have for millions of years. Species that kill farm animals include others: mountain lions, bears, bobcats, and red wolves as well as coyotes. This paper on aversive conditioning mainly

  • Zuni Indian Mythology

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    the moon and how these two heavenly bodies came into being. The legend is called "Coyote Steals the Sun and Moon." The story begins when an out of luck Coyote can never seem to kill anything. He watches Eagle catch rabbit after rabbit with all the ease. He decides to go to Eagle with a proposition. Coyote told Eagle that they should hunt together, Eagle accepts, so they begin to hunt in partnership. Still all Coyote catches is just a couple of grubs, while Eagle is far ahead with many rabbits. At

  • Reintroducing the Wolf to Yellowstone

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    Reintroducing the Wolf to Yellowstone Wolves have always been a symbol of the wild, free in spirit and roamers of the land. These animals are considered majestic and protectors of the wilderness. They have always roamed the western United States, although their population has fluctuated over time. Over the past 10 years wolf reintroduction into Yellowstone National Park has been a controversial topic to those of the United States. As of 1995, wolves have been reintroduced into the park. This

  • Shadow The Wolf: A Short Story

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    Shadow the Wolf sprinted from the dark Pine Forests, her kingdom. She and the other Kings of the Beasts needed to get to the shores of the Eastern Waters. The old King of the Orcas was under attack by his own people. And they needed to get there fast. Shadow the Wolf’s paws beat the ground and her tail swished the air. She could sense the battle raging. Other paws hit the hard packed earth. Shadow the Wolf’s pack of black wolves were running behind her. They’re very loyal. Shadow the Wolf thought

  • Red Wolves Case Study

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    Every pack of red wolves has its own home range which they hunt in and defend aggressively from other canids. If necessary, red wolves will fight other wolves to defend themselves and their territory (“Red Wolf” nd). Red Wolves are generally shy and secretive and hunt alone or in their packs. They are also nocturnal. Red wolves communicate in a variety of forms including scent marking, vocal sounds like howling, facial expression, and body postures (“Red Wolf” 2017). From the 63 red wolves released