Dana Kobilinsky

Bears may protect foxes from coyotes

Black bears in Lake Tahoe may be inadvertently protecting lower-ranking carnivores — gray foxes — from nearby coyotes. The Nevada Department of Wildlife has funded a project following black bears (Ursus americanus) that are repopulating

Dana Kobilinsky

Which coyotes are the ‘top dogs?’

Coyotes in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan consume more meat than those in the Upper Peninsula, researchers found. That’s because coyotes (Canis latrans) in the Upper Peninsula are surrounded by gray wolves (Canis lupus), pushing