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Young Coyotes 'Wandering' For New Territory, N.C. Biologists Say

 

October 21, 2019



Hearing or seeing more coyotes these days? You’re not alone, say biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. According to them, it is common for North Carolinians to report seeing and hearing coyotes more often in October and November.

Fall is the time of year when young coyotes – those born in early spring – are leaving their parents’ territory to find a mate and establish their own territory. Young coyotes often travel with their siblings during this time and can travel long distances – upward of 300 miles before settling down into their own territories.

During the...



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