Coyote senses in predation: Environmental influences on their relative use

@article{Wells1978CoyoteSI,
  title={Coyote senses in predation: Environmental influences on their relative use},
  author={M. C. Wells},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={1978},
  volume={3},
  pages={149-158}
}
  • M. C. Wells
  • Published 1978
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Behavioural Processes
  • The purpose of this study was to determine the relative importance of vision, audition, and olfaction to coyotes (Canis latrans) hunting under various environmental conditions. The time durations for four coyotes to locate rabbits within a large outdoor enclosure were determined, with the visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli emitted by the rabbits blocked individually, in pairs, and altogether. Visual stimuli were eliminated by conducting the tests only during sub-threshold nocturnal… CONTINUE READING
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