In Texas,Coyotes are open game.The damage they instill is horrendous.I have always been partial to German Shepperd's,which is similar in looks to a Cayote.After witnessing the damage they can inflict I lost all feelings for them[cayotes].Ranchers despise them and it is an unwritten rule,if you see them shoot them.Had a friend who had a mare.He showed up in time to save the foal,but not the mother.He kept it[I think out of sympathy],but the left side was disfigured. Growing up on a farm in upstate NY,when the corn was ready to put in,there was a bounty on Raccoons.They were very destructive.They would take a bite of one,throw it down and move on.It was shocking how much damage they could do in one night.We would hunt them on horseback at nigh with dogs.Pelts went from four dollars to twenty five depending on the Quality.Till the EPA and all the number people stepped in.Put the farmers out of business.Had to have feed for the winter.What was once beautiful farmland went obsolete seemingly overnight.
Very familiar with them here in my part of Texas.
I have a partial solution to them. ;)
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