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Food Habits of Coyotes in Arkansas

Philip S. Gipson
The Journal of Wildlife Management
Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct., 1974), pp. 848-853
Published by: Wiley on behalf of the Wildlife Society
DOI: 10.2307/3800055
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3800055
Page Count: 6
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Food Habits of Coyotes in Arkansas
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Abstract

Stomach contents from 168 coyotes (Canis latrans) collected in Arkansas from July 1969 through January 1974 were analyzed. The 11 most common food items and percent occurrence, shown in parentheses, were: poultry (34), persimmons (23), insects (11), rodents (9), songbirds (8), cattle (7), rabbits (7), deer (5), woodchucks (4), goats (4), and watermelons (4).

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