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Bad News! Maine Coyotes are Becoming Wolves

posted Jan 26, 2018, 2:58 PM by chloe owens

11/26/17, by George Smith, Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News, Hunting, Maine

Bad News! Maine coyotes are becoming wolves.

…The “increasing wolflike traits are making it a larger, more adaptable animal equipped for survival on the East Coast, scientists say. The growing wolflike characteristics mean humans must learn to better coexist with the adaptable predators, scientists and wildlife advocates said,” reported Whittle. “It’s especially bad news for deer,” he noted. And boy, he got that right. Scientists predict coyotes, as they continue to grow larger and more wolflike, will become more effective predators. I thought they were already pretty effective predators!