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Reproduction in captive wild-caught coyotes (Canis latrans)
Journal of Mammalogy
  • Frederick Knowlton, Utah State University
  • Jeffrey S. Green
  • William C. Pitt
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American Society of Mammalogists
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We assessed reproductive patterns of coyotes (Canis latrans) from a 12-year data set involving 24 pairs of captive animals acquired from Latah County, Idaho. None of the females had placental scars (fetal implantation sites) at 1 year of age, but over 80% had placental scars by 2 years of age. The fraction with placental scars remained at 80-90% through age 9 years and then declined to
Citation Information
Frederick Knowlton, Jeffrey S. Green and William C. Pitt. "Reproduction in captive wild-caught coyotes (Canis latrans)" Journal of Mammalogy Vol. 83 Iss. 2 (2002) p. 501 - 506
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