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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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It is completely normal to see a coyote,'' she said.
When it comes to coyote control methods, we do know that very little works on a long-term basis.
th] year anniversary party begins with an invitation only private party at 2pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the original Coyote Ugly Saloon located at 153 First Avenue in New York's East Village.
Dale told the committee that if there was an imminent threat to public safety, a new coyote protocol would assist property owners with options to protect their property from habituated coyotes.
Most wildlife officials recommend that people keep pets and pet food inside at night to reduce the risk of coyote predation.
The two women mobilized local residents, engaged the National Park Service, and worked with city officials to develop an alternative coyote-management approach based on the idea of accepting coyotes as natural neighbors.
Question 20 (Have you ever been approached or followed by a coyote in your neighborhood?
A limitation of our study is the fact that the descriptions of the circumstances surrounding human interactions with a coyote were provided by members of the general public.
Coyote aggression and reported bites are indeed on the rise.
Unless a coyote is overtly or unusually aggressive or rabid, killing is an ineffective way to deal with them.
The Coyote informs drivers of speed limits and speed traps.
The coyote has large ears that allow it to hear faraway sounds and sounds that are very faint--like the quiet squeaking of a mouse.
But in the last 50 years, coyote populations have flourished throughout the country.