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  • The Coyote ....

    Mark Twain said that the Coyote "is so spiritless and cowardly that even when his exposed teeth are pretending a threat the rest of his face is apologizing for it.".
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Meet Bill Dodge

William (Bill) Dodge is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences at Wayne State University. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in wildlife management from Michigan State University.

His M.S. thesis research examined survival, reproduction, and movements of moose (Alces alces) in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. His PhD research involves gathering baseline data on the ecology of coyotes (Canis latrans) in the greater metropolitan Detroit area of southeastern Michigan.

His specific objectives are to: 1) assess site occupancy, detection probability, and habitat use of coyotes, 2) determine seasonal diets and foraging patterns of coyotes, and 3) estimate coyote home range size and configuration.

Study Results

  • Distribution and Habitat use in Detroit +

    Background, Objective, Results and Conclusions Read More
  • Preliminary Survey Feeding Habits SE MI +

    Background, Methods, Feeding Habits and Conclusion Read More
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