How many species of North American wolf are there? Trick question. There’s actually only one, and he’s angry that you’re infringing on its territory (or so I’ve heard).
Look around your city. You’ll see pigeons, rats, maybe a few raccoons. But the typical array of urban wildlife is about to become incredibly biodiverse, thanks to efforts from humans to make their cities wilder and more sustainable places.
Cats kill billions of small mammals, reptiles, and birds every year. In environments where cats have natural predators, like coyotes, this isn’t a problem. But left unchecked, cats can become an invasive species that damages local ecosystems.
Whether they’re howling at fire engines or hanging out in bars, coyotes have become a part of urban life. But a new study of LA coyotes by the National Park System has confirmed something that Angelenos have suspected for years: Coyotes aren’t just sauntering down our streets on their way to the local park. They…
Hollywood's very own mountain lion is trapped in a basement right now. It's a bizarre wildlife vs urbanization conflict, but it's also indicative of what makes this city so special: its nature.
From coyotes camping out in Queens bars to giant snails eating houses in Florida to llamas roaming the streets of Phoenix, there’s no shortage of sensational news featuring wild animals infiltrating our cities. But these brilliant ever-adapting creatures are also finding new ways to live among us humans, and some…
Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Do you really need to worry about animal attacks outdoors? Let's look at the data and determine what you can do to fight them off.
It's always sad when a beloved family pet becomes dinner for local wildlife, but is trapping and killing wildlife the answer? One Southern California community thinks so.
It's call and response, coyote-style. And it's one of the most intense examples of human-animal communication you've ever heard.
Call them what you want — Coywolf, Coyote/Wolf Hybrid, Freakin' Terrifying — but the fact is, we've got a new predator and it lives in our forests, our suburbs and even our cities.
The cockroach of predators? Coyotes now live in every state but Hawaii and thrive around human civilization, eating our garbage and sometimes, even our pets. Here's what you can do about the pesky critters.
Several news outlets in Washington DC have responded to our report of coyote-wolf hybrids living there, including a flat-denial from the National Parks Service. They're wrong.
Not native to the east coast and with no predators there, coyotes have cross-bred with wolves and spread down the eastern sea board. Now, they even inhabit Washington DC's Rock Creek Park.
When a photo of a chupacabra appears in the news, it tends to be a shriveled, hairless, canine-looking corpse. According to University of Michigan biologist Barry OConnor, these chupacabra corpses are simply coyotes with sarcoptic mange (a.k.a. scabies).