Scientist at work: Trapping urban coyotes to see if they can be 'hazed' away from human neighborhoods
April 29, 2020
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)
(THE CONVERSATION) After weeks of sleepless nights spent scrutinizing grainy images relayed from our remote cameras, mostly of waving grass and tumbling leaves, finally, there it is. A live coyote with a loop around it's neck. On October 8, 2019, my colleagues and I caught the first member of the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources pack, #19CU001.
We captured, collared and released this coyote to help answer an important question; is community hazing an a...