The Wolf Intelligencer

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir

Wolves and Coyotes (Canis latrans)

Coyotes (Canis latrans)  in Yellowstone


Canis latrans (Coyote) – IUCN Red List
Project Coyote (Larkspur, CA)
Coyote Nation – National Wildlife Federation
Protecting Coyotes at Risk – Predator Defense
The Coyote Champion – Earth Island Institute
COYOTE — Blog — The Canid Project
Eastern Coyote | Wolf Conservation Center
Coyote – Canisius Ambassadors for Conservation

Journal Articles

Aligning Coyote and Human Welfare. BOESEL A, ALEXANDER S. Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management. 2020

Resource selection at homesites by wolves and eastern coyotes in a Canis hybrid zone. Oliveira T, Benson JF, Thompson C, Patterson BR. Ecosphere. 2020 Dec

Tolerance Behavior in Coyotes (Canis Latrans), a Flexible Urban Predator (Doctoral dissertation, University of Colorado at Boulder). Beam, E.R., 2020

Mesopredators change temporal activity in response to a recolonizing apex predator. Shores CR, Dellinger JA, Newkirk ES, Kachel SM, Wirsing AJ. Behavioral Ecology. 2019 Jun

Apex predators and the facilitation of resource partitioning among mesopredators. Sivy KJ, Pozzanghera CB, Colson KE, Mumma MA, Prugh LR. Oikos. 2018 Apr

Size‐assortative choice and mate availability influences hybridization between red wolves (Canis rufus) and coyotes (Canis latrans). Hinton JW, Gittleman JL, van Manen FT, Chamberlain MJ. Ecology and evolution. 2018 Apr

Describing a developing hybrid zone between red wolves and coyotes in eastern North Carolina, USA. Bohling JH, Dellinger J, McVey JM, Cobb DT, Moorman CE, Waits LP. Evolutionary applications. 2016 Jul

When shooting a coyote kills a wolf: Mistaken identity or misguided management?. Newsome TM, Bruskotter JT, Ripple WJ. Biodiversity and conservation. 2015 Nov

Production of hybrids between western gray wolves and western coyotes. Mech LD, Christensen BW, Asa CS, Callahan M, Young JK. PLoS One. 2014 Feb

Widespread mesopredator effects after wolf extirpation. Ripple WJ, Wirsing AJ, Wilmers CC, Letnic M. Biological Conservation. 2013 Apr

Trophic cascades linking wolves (Canis lupus), coyotes (Canis latrans), and small mammals. Miller BJ, Harlow HJ, Harlow TS, Biggins D, Ripple WJ. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2012 Jan (Greater Yellowstone)

Indirect effects and traditional trophic cascades: a test involving wolves, coyotes, and pronghorn. Berger KM, Gese EM, Berger J. Ecology. 2008 Mar

Coyote foraging ecology and vigilance in response to gray wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone National Park. Switalski TA. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2003 Jun (Yellowstone)

Dietary overlap between wolves and coyotes in northwestern Montana. Arjo WM, Pletscher DH, Ream RR. Journal of Mammalogy. 2002 Aug

Territorial defense by coyotes (Canis latrans) in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: who, how, where, when, and why. Gese EM. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2001 Jun (Yellowstone)

Behavioral responses of coyotes to wolf recolonization in northwestern Montana. Arjo WM, Pletscher DH. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2000 Feb

Introgression of coyote mitochondrial DNA into sympatric North American gray wolf populations. Lehman N, Eisenhawer A, Hansen K, Mech LD, Peterson RO, Gogan PJ, Wayne RK. Evolution. 1991 Feb

Population dynamics of coyotes in southeastern Colorado. Gese EM, Rongstad OJ, Mytton WR. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 1989 Jan

Coyote feeding strategies in southeastern Idaho: optimal foraging by an opportunistic predator?. MacCracken JG, Hansen RM. The Journal of wildlife management. 1987 Apr

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