Linda Gormezano

2007 RAP Award

CUNY – Doctoral Candidate

Linda with her dog

Genetic Monitoring of Coyotes

Eastern coyotes are physically and genetically different from their western counterpart, due to hybridization with wolves as they moved into the area from the north. In this noninvasive study, Linda uses a Dutch Shephard detection dog is find naturally deposited coyote scat which is analyzed genetically to identify coyotes and track their movement patterns.

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