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Coyotes increasingly common nationwide

Their distinctive howl is ubiquitous in old western movies, but the coyotes that once roamed the prairies are no longer limited to the west. Coyotes, members of the dog family, are now found throughout North America, including our area.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 05:18am EST

Tags: dick uliano

Naturalist: Coyotes breeding in Fairfax Co. park

Naturalists with Fairfax County believe that a pair of coyotes are successfully breeding after a pup was spotted on a wildlife camera last week near Chantilly. They say the coyote population is an indicator of the health of local forests and can also keep the deer population in check.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: Chantilly, Va., Fairfax County Parks Authority

National Park Service: No coyote-wolf hybrids in D.C.

The National Park Service is setting the record straight about coyote-wolf hybrids after an outdoors publication says the breed is invading D.C.'s Rock Creek Park.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:09am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, coyote, wolf, Jeremy Sweat, Sarah Beth Hensley

Wildlife helpline to assist with critter conflicts

There are more and more stories of coyote sightings in the Washington area. But it's not just coyotes; it's bears, raccoons and other wildlife as well.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Lee Walker, hotline, Kathy Stewart, wildlife,

Coyotes a growing nuisance for Va. farmers

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 04:17am EDT

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Coyote sightings prompt warning from Regent U.

Regent University is warning the school community to be alert after coyotes were spotted near the campus.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 04:19am EST

Tags: Regent University, Virginia Beach

Warning about coyotes issued after pets attacked

There's a new warning across the Washington region about coyotes after attacks on pets in both Virginia and Maryland.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 04:30am EDT

Tags: Daniels Run Park, Wildlife Center of Virginia