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  •  I'm not aware of any wolf/coyote or dog/yote (7+ / 0-)

    hybrids in the wild out here. We do get the occasional nipped kid, but it's not common. I can't remember a serious incident.

    “Conservation… is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution…” Aldo Leopold

    by ban nock on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 08:56:32 PM PDT

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    •  NYTimes Article on 'Yotes (6+ / 0-)
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      KayCeSF, Alden, ban nock, flowerfarmer, Sylv, salmo

      Makes mention of wolf DNA in eastern coyotes:
      "Mysteries that Howl and Hunt."  NYTimes, Sept. 27, 2010

      Two separate teams of researchers studying the genes of coyotes in the Northeast reported evidence that these animals that have for decades upon decades been thought of as coyotes are in fact coyote-wolf hybrids.

      "After the (job losses) and (austerity) they won't be the same human beings you remember. Slaves?. . let's just say, they'll be satisfied with less" -Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine, as explained by Ming the Merciless.

      by Softlanded on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 10:17:45 PM PDT

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