More than 1,000 coyotes are roaming within or near the borders of Wake County, although specific numbers are difficult to come by since coyotes are shy, nocturnal animals that stay out of sight much of the time. Despite a negative reputation, coyotes are mostly harmless and keep mice, squirrel and other small mammal populations in check.
More than 1,000 coyotes are roaming within or near the borders of Wake County, although specific numbers are difficult to come by since coyotes are shy, nocturnal animals that stay out of sight much of the time. Despite a negative reputation, coyotes are mostly harmless and keep mice, squirrel and other small mammal populations in check. Allen J. Schaben TNS
More than 1,000 coyotes are roaming within or near the borders of Wake County, although specific numbers are difficult to come by since coyotes are shy, nocturnal animals that stay out of sight much of the time. Despite a negative reputation, coyotes are mostly harmless and keep mice, squirrel and other small mammal populations in check. Allen J. Schaben TNS

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