Mistaken Identity Proves Deadly When Hunters Confuse Wolves with Coyotes

Mistaken Identity Proves Deadly When Hunters Confuse Wolves with Coyotes

Emma Bryce
Published: 02/15/2013

Derb Carter, a senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, said in a press release that “Mistaken identity is a lethal, but preventable, threat to endangered red wolves.”

The raging conflict over whether or not coyotes are vermin may not be settled anytime soon, but educating hunters about the differences between the canids is at least the first step toward helping the beleaguered wolf.

 

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