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Publication #WEC 158

Visual Guide to Interpreting Physical Evidence of Coyote Predation on Domestic Livestock1

Martin B. Main2

This poster provides nine color photos to assist in the identification of physical evidence of predation on livestock by coyotes, including contrasts with domestic dogs. Examples include tracks, survivor injuries, indicative injuries and typical patterns of feeding observed on predated calves and lambs.

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To print the PDF, select "landscape" for a 11 x 8 1/2 - inch poster.

Footnotes

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This document is WEC 158, one of a series of the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date June 2002. Revised November 2008. Reviewed August 2011. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Martin B. Main is Associate Professor and Wildlife Extension Specialist, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

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