Friday, December 30, 2011

The hearty ingredients of Canis soup

The hearty ingredients of Canis soup


Frank DuBoisat New Mexico Federal Lands Council- 1 day ago

The wolf is iconic and charismatic. We see him on t-shirts, on posters, and in fantasy novels. Conservationists do battle with ranchers to preserve populations of wolves. The coyote, on the other hand, is neither iconic nor loved. A newcomer to suburbia, he is feared as a suspected predator of cats, small dogs, and even small children. He is rarely seen on t-shirts; his name is not used to designate a rank of Boy Scout.
But now that we have the genetic tools to look at these animals’ genomes,
it turns out that many of the populations of coyotes in North America are
actually coyote-w...more »
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