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DNA test confirms animal killed in NY was wolf, not coyote

Sep. 22, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Recent tests confirmed an animal killed during a coyote hunt in upstate New York last year was a wolf, state environmental officials said Thursday. The results reviewed this week contradicted an initial analysis that had concluded it was an Eastern coyote,...

Cry wolf? Debate over presence of wolves in Northeast

Aug. 26, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Are wolves hunting and howling in the Northeast woods again, more than a century after they were rooted out of the region? Advocates who think so say a recent DNA analysis shows a strapping canine shot by a coyote hunter in upstate New York last winter was...

Rocky the Illinois coyote to get more room but not new home

Jul. 27, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A coyote on public display in suburban Chicago will get a larger den but not a transfer to a wild animal sanctuary in Colorado. A report for the Forest Preserves of Cook County said the coyote, named Rocky, is “happy and healthy” in his 266-square-foot...