Reproduction in captive wild-caught coyotes (Canis latrans)
Journal of Mammalogy
American Society of Mammalogists
We assessed reproductive patterns of coyotes (Canis latrans) from a 12-year data set involving 24 pairs of captive animals acquired from Latah County, Idaho. None of the females had placental scars (fetal implantation sites) at 1 year of age, but over 80% had placental scars by 2 years of age. The fraction with placental scars remained at 80-90% through age 9 years and then declined to
Knowlton, Frederick; Green, Jeffrey S.; and Pitt, William C., "Reproduction in captive wild-caught coyotes (Canis latrans)" (2002). Wildland Resources Faculty Publications. Paper 1589.