Content tagged with "coyote"

Hunter shoots unusually large coyote in Northwest Missouri

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Large coyote
A Carroll County deer hunter shot a coyote weighing more than 100 pounds. More

MDC to hold cable restraint certification class

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Cable restraint snares provide a safe and efficient method to capture coyotes and other nuisance animals during the state's trapping seasons. More

MDC urges pet owners in Columbia area to be watchful of coyotes

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Prevention is key to avoiding conflicts with coyotes. More

MDC urges pet owners to be watchful of coyotes this time of year

This time of year, coyotes are breeding and will soon be rearing pups. Because coyotes may act more aggressively during this period, MDC recommends pet owners be especially watchful when letting dogs and cats outside in areas where coyotes live. More

Miscellany

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"Miscellany" for the August 2009 Missouri Conservationist. More

Miscellany

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"Miscellany" for the December 2011 Missouri Conservationist. More

News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the May 1999 Missouri Conservationist. More

Plants and Animals

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"Plants and Animals" for the January 2011 Missouri Conservationist. More

Red Wolf

Wolf with reddish coat
Once native to southern Missouri, the red wolf was declared extinct in the wild in the 1970s. In 1987, a small group of captive red wolves was reintroduced to rural eastern North Carolina. Weighing 40 to 70 pounds, a red wolf is about twice the size of an average coyote. However, it is highly unlikely you will see a red wolf in the wild in Missouri. More