The Thylacine was more a marsupial coyote than a marsupial wolf

One of the most common memes in our popular understanding of zoology is that the thylacine of Tasmania was the marsupial equivalent of the gray wolf.  This idea comes from a rather superficial understanding of its morphology, and lots of … Continue reading

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Coyote fighter

A few nights ago, Miley had an altercation with a coyote in the yard. It is coyote mating season, and they have sort of lost their minds. It looks a lot worse than it is. “You shoulda seen the other … Continue reading

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White coyote steals a Red Bull

It’s not an albino, but the video delivers otherwise: Source. Since Red Bull gives you wings, maybe he’s hoping that flying will give him a heads up over the roadrunner. Canis lupus hominis

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Newspaper wielding woman saves her Chihuahua from coyote attack

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Border collie coyote

Source for image.   This is an Irish-marked melanistic coyote. The melanism trait originated in domestic dogs and was transmitted to wolves and coyotes through crossbreeding. The same goes with Irish markings. I posted a photo of a normal gray coyote … Continue reading

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