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Synonyms for coyote

small wolf native to western North America

someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)

a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)

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California State University (CSU) campus police shot at a coyote that reportedly bit a 5-year-old boy in the leg Wednesday night, officials said.
Following the easy steps listed in the plan can help residents can deter coyotes from becoming habituated in neighborhoods.
Yep, coyotes are everywhere these days, even in places they didn't inhabit a decade ago.
In the pioneering era, the coyote was primarily a Western animal, and though the coyotes existence was known, it wasn't properly identified to science until 1819 by taxonomist Thomas Say in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
WESTBORO -- Sightings of Eastern coyotes have been escalating recently, but as reports of the crafty and adaptable creatures have been increasing so have misidentifications as wolves.
In recent years, coyotes have become more conspicuous; at times they are seen hunting in full view during daytime, or crisscrossing roads and neighborhoods, or observed near people and pets.
A REPREDATORS such as coyotes negatively affecting our deer herds?
4, former County of Brant reeve Mabel Dougherty told council about coyotes digging under her fence and threatening the livestock on her farm near Onondaga.
In a major victory for coyotes, the City of Calabasas in Southern California passed a resolution in December barring the use of city funds to kill the wild canine.
People in this Beaver Valley community of southern Georgian Bay have been asking me questions about the local coyotes for some time now, and most of the questions have a common theme.
Coyotes (Canis latrans) provide an example of a predator that has adapted and thrives in urban environments (i.
There have been uproars about coyotes recently in Toronto, New York City, and Nova Scotia.
To the Editor: In 1959, coyotes (Canis latrans) were found in only 3 Massachusetts towns, but by 2007, their population was estimated at 10,000 and they were present throughout the state, except on the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket (1).
But the very attractions have drawbacks as well, including deadly wildfires and the occasional injurious human-animal incident such as the one that prompted the killing of a handful of coyotes last week.