Presentation on theme: "Northeastern Coyote Telemetry Project By: Andy Rosentrater Fall Creek High School."— Presentation transcript:
Northeastern Coyote Telemetry Project By: Andy Rosentrater Fall Creek High School
What we wanted to know Home Range Movement Denning Areas Areas Preferred Activity after partnering up
Trap Placement Area High Low Wooded Ex.
Footholds Drag Sets
Snares Live Trap
Different Animals Caught Red FoxRaccoon Rabbits, cats, opossums, crows, and a dog were also caught, but we didn’t have the camera with us at that time.
Collaring Process Noose around neck Snare over mouth Blanket over head Magnet off Collar around neck Cut excess strap off Release
Noose Around Neck
Snare Over Mouth
Blanket Over Head
Collar Around Neck
Cut Excess Strap Off
Coyote Measurements Head/body length of 2.5 to 3.3 ft Tail length of 12 to 16 in. Shoulder height of 18 – 21 in. Weigh around 20 – 35 lbs
Coyote Colors grayish brown to a yellowish gray whitish to light gray on the throat and belly muzzles, cheeks, forelegs and feet are a reddish brown black-tipped guard hairs on their back
Coyote Characteristics thick, bushy tail that end in a black tip long, slender muzzles Large pointed ears green-yellow eyes feet are small for size of body can reach speeds up to 40mph
Coyote Characteristics most vocal mammals in North America. carry their tails low when running emit a variety of calls, from squeaks, barks and howls keen sense of smell and hearing sight is poor very good swimmers poor climbers
Resources Used National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals 123spot.com Top Carnivores in the Suburbs? Ecological and Conservation Issues Raised by Colonization of North-eastern North America by Coyotes Coyotes adapted to us, now we have to adapt to them. The coyotes of Lamar valley The Victorious Coyote
The Trapper Lance Squires has been trapping since he was 12 years old. He trapped with his father and now he is trapping with his youngest son, to pass on their family tradition.
A Great Big Thanks Also to: Mike Gappa John Dunn Mr. Tweed Reggie Horel Grandma and Grandpa Travis