W&M study shows eaglets indulge in ‘junk food’ at area dumps

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by Tamara Dietrich • Contact Reporter [email protected] October 12, 2015 Much like human teenagers, juvenile bald eagles know just where to scavenge for junk food.  For teenagers, it's fast food joints.  For young eagles, it's landfills. And just as teenagers sometimes eat what isn't good for them, juvenile bald eagles dining at dumps can inadvertently ingest Read More »

Coyote Facts Sheet

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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 Read More »

Coyote Attacks: An Increasing Suburban Problem

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View the entire abstract here: Coyote Attacks: An Increasing Suburban Problem Robert M. Timm Hopland Research & Extension Center, University of California Rex O. Baker California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Joe R. Bennett USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, Taft, California Craig C. Coolahan USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, Sacramento, California Abstract  Coyote attacks on humans and pets have Read More »