Cherokee hopes bounty will help rein in pesky coyote population November 7, 2012 North Carolina

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Cherokee hopes bounty will help rein in pesky coyote population November 7, 2012 North Carolina, Waynesville Smoky Mountain News
...the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian’s Fisheries and Wildlife Department will begin doling out $25 bounties to enrolled tribal members for each coyote they shoot ... coyotes are seen as a non-native newcomer — and at odds with deer. Some biologists differ on whether coyotes belong in the ecosystem here. Coyotes migrated to Western North Carolina to fill the void left by wolves and mountain lions ...


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