Coyote fitted with GPS collar.
Robin Holevinski, ESF graduate student (center), and field crew radio-collaring a captured coyote in Steuben County.
Coyote wearing VHF collar.
Keen-nosed dogs like Mara (shown with handler CJ Hazell) help to find coyote scats, used for diet and DNA analysis.
Data such as internal hemorrhaging and evidence of puncture wounds, like those shown above, help determine whether deer have been killed by coyotes rather than scavenged.
Back-tracking GPS collared coyotes to document their behavior and find deer kills in Steuben County.
Christina Boser, ESF graduate student, downloading data from GPS collars worn by coyotes in Otsego County.
Coyote fitted with GPS collar prior to release in Otsego County.
Coyote wearing VHF collar in Steuben County.
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