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Wolf-Coyote-Dog hybrids are being found in much of the U.S., but not in the Western U.S.

In order to resolve a debate over the history and origin of various Wolf populations in the U.S., researchers turned to genetic analysis. In recently published research, the scientists used molecular genetic techniques to look at over 48,000 markers throughout the full genome. The study showed a gradient...

Coyotes May Be Indirectly Responsible for Spreading Lyme Disease

Deer often are blamed for the spread of tick-borne Lyme disease; many local programs focus on deer populations as a method to control Lyme disease. A new thesis suggests these programs are not targeting the actual driving force, coyotes. Researchers note that records from the past three decades link...