Coyote Food Habits by Timothy Quinn

Coyote Food Habits by Timothy Quinn - ENG 101 Professor...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
ENG 101 Professor Linker 09/13/06 Coyote Food Habits by Timothy Quinn A study conducted to explain the increase of coyotes in urban areas, perhaps because of the easiness of capturing small animals around human habitats Purpose: to record the diet of coyotes in three urban environments of Washington and observe how diets change due to “land use patterns and human density” Coyote scat collected from three environments in western Washington: o Residential o Mixed agricultural-residential o Mixed forest-residential Fruits and mammals were most common foods found in scat Study Area Three habitats showing the normal range of land use in urban western Washington Habitats were characterized based on the human density with in census tracts in the general area of the scat collection routes, where coyotes would have foraged Coyotes could have deposited scats in different habits from where they foraged Census tracts- “ areas of similar land use and human density patterns for which
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cornett during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.

Page1 / 3

Coyote Food Habits by Timothy Quinn - ENG 101 Professor...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online