Oh Great! We’ve Invented A New Predator

Written by Gayne Young on November 2, 2015

By Gayne C. Young

According to a new article in The Economist, there are now more than 1 million coywolf — a hybrid of the coyote and the wolf – roaming the Eastern U.S.

And it’s our fault.

Why?

Because when humans cut down forests, the lack of partners for what few wolves remains disappears.

This led the wolves to mate with coyotes and even domesticated dogs.

A coywolf’s genes are roughly one-quarter wolf DNA, two-thirds coyote DNA, and some from domesticated dogs.

Quit cutting down forests people.

You’re making coywolfs!

Oh Great! We've Invented A New Predator

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