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Women Film "Playful" Coyote Encounter

Giggles. Whistles. Baby talk. You wouldn't expect to hear such sounds from people being followed by a wild coyote, but the two women who filmed their coyote close encounter say they never felt threatened. In fact, they believe the coyote acted as if it wanted to play. Once posted, their...


Coyote Pack Surrounds Woman and Her Dog

Despite his intimidating bark and large size, a German shepherd / rottweiler mix named Storm was unable to scare away a pack of coyotes that surrounded him and his owner last week. Dianne Andre and her husband, Keith, had just returned to their Southborough, Massachusetts, home when the coyotes approached...


The Worst Hunting Hashtags

These aren’t the worst hunting hashtags. No, the worst ones are so egregious I can’t publish them. But of those that are at least passable for a family friendly website, these are the ones that we can’t keep using. Some are silly, outdated, or both, and others are simply in...


Set Up a Coyote Hunting Shotgun

All we could do was stare at each other. My youngest son and I had set up at the top of a narrow, brushy draw that ran through the center of a picked bean field. Our plan was to hit the call and hopefully catch a coyote using the cover...


Video: Coyote Snatches Dog from Yard

A Massachusetts family thought they'd never see their beloved dog again after a coyote carried it off into the darkness, but they were in for quite a surprise. According to WCVB , Danielle Byrne let her dogs, Cece and Brodie, out of the house early one morning last week, but...


Mom Tackles Home-Invading Otter

Moms will do anything to protect their children, including taking on a crazed otter. According to WisTV.com , a mom came to the rescue when an otter attacked her 17-year-old daughter and her dog in their Lakeland, Florida, home. Just before dawn on Tuesday, Feb. 4, Gwyn Ewert, 17, let...


3 Killer Sounds for February Coyote Hunting

William Prescott famously told the boys at the Battle of Bunker Hill, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” Coyotes don’t have white eyes but if you try these calling tips on your next hunt, you might get to hold fire until they’re in that close, too...


Get Paid to Trap Wolves in Idaho

Depending on who you talk to, there are either too many wolves or not enough of them in the lower 48 states. But The Foundation for Wildlife Management (FW4M) says there are definitely too many wolves in Idaho, and they are paying trappers up to $1,000 per kill to help...


Attack Squirrel Terrorizes Texas Neighborhood

The idea of an "attack squirrel" is kind of funny. But two women bitten by the squirrel aren't laughing. Residents in Houston's Bridgeland Shores neighborhood said the squirrel started off friendly and playful but has now become aggressive and mean. "We usually don't go outside in the daytime because he...


Colorado Voters to Decide on Wolf Reintroduction

Colorado voters will decide this fall whether or not to reintroduce wolves into the state, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials believe the canines may already be there. CBSDenver.com reports a likely sighting of wolves earlier this month, which has spurred both supporters and opponents of wolf reintroduction to speak...


Chicago Authorities Capture Coyote After Two Reported Attacks

Chicago authorities have captured a coyote, but it's not clear if it's the same one that attacked a 6-year-old boy and a man last week. They've been on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after the two reported attacks, including one where a couple of runners said they had...


Porch Pirate Squirrel Caught in the Act

This time of the year, it's not uncommon for delivered packages to go missing from front porches. It's so common that the thieves have been dubbed Porch Pirates. But those pirates aren't always who you'd expect. A home surveillance camera recently caught footage of a sneaky squirrel grabbing a package...


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