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Urban Coyote Research

  1. Coyote 1288 on a bridge in Chicago is featured in National Geographic magazine. Photo by Corey Arnold.

    Coyote 1288 on National Geographic Magazine covers – worldwide

    Mar 8, 2023

    What does it take to capture an iconic wildlife image –appearing on covers of an iconic magazine with a worldwide readership and in circulation for over 130 years?

    Find out what it takes with Wildlife Ecologist Dr. Stanley Gehrt

  2. Visit The Urban Coyote Research Project's refreshed website.

    Refreshed Website for the Urban Coyote Research Project

    Feb 5, 2018

    The Urban Coyote Research Project recently refreshed its’ online presence with a new look and a new opportunity to stay engaged with the project through their featured field notes. The goal of the refreshed website, according to Stanley D. Gehrt, director of the project and professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University continues to be to provide reliable information for the public, agencies, and other decision –makers and will share findings from the project’s long-term research and monitoring program on urban coyotes.

    Visit the website at to learn all about coyotes and discover what the researchers are learning about urban coyote ecology and management.

  3. National Geographic article features urban coyote research

    Apr 25, 2016

    A new article in National Geographic highlights the urban coyote research Wildlife Ecologist and Associate Professor Stan Gehrt and his team have been conducting in Chicago, Illinois. The article, How Wild Animals Are Hacking Life in the City, sheds light on how coyotes and other species are adapting to life in urban areas.