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DNA tests shed light on cougar, wolf sightings

Posted By Tammy Huffman On March 30, 2011 @ 1:55 pm In Headline News | No Comments

[1]Analysis of DNA and other physical evidence is helping biologists learn more about unusual wildlife sightings that have occurred in Missouri in recent months.

Coyote or Wolf?

The string of sightings began Nov. 13 with the shooting of what appeared to be an unusually large coyote in Carroll County. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) sought DNA tests to clarify the animal’s identity. Scientists sometimes can determine where an animal

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