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The Return of Predators to Urban America

Dr. Roland Kays, a zoologist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences discusses how coyotes, fishers, and other predators are adapting to urban and suburban life.

In the modern world, wildlife survival depends on an ability to thrive in environments that are often fragmented and human-dominated. By altering their movements, diets, and habitat preferences, some carnivores are quietly living among us. Kays provides insight into ways researchers monitor predators, the role of carnivore protection programs, and what science tells us about the predicted fate of several charismatic species.


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