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    Coyote Population Management.

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    Canis latrans, or coyotes, are highly adaptive large mammals that can be found in every state in the U.S. Their ability to thrive in suburban and urban areas causes coyote/human interactions that can at times become problematic. Attempts to manage their population by various means of removal at times fail to reduce a population in a given location. Why is this?

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    The difficulty in managing coyote populations by means of removal is due to the reproductive biology of female coyotes. ...

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    This solution provides a reference to a frequently cited study which provides data that serves to clarify why removal is an ineffective population management technique for coyotes.

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