Coyote Investigative Behavior Following Removal of Novel Stimuli

  • DANIEL J. HEFFERNAN
  • Published 2007

Abstract

Because coyotes (Canis latrans) show an aversion to novel objects, we examined the effects of the presence and removal of repellent and attractive stimuli on coyote behavior. We found a greater proportion of captive coyotes investigated 10-cm-tall cones (0.95) compared to 90-cm-tall cones (0.68) and control sites (0.81), and spent longer periods (P , 0.001… (More)

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