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Published in Coyotes in the Southwest: A Compendium of Our Knowledge. Symposium Proceedings, December 13–14, 1995, San Angelo, TX, edited by Dale Rollins, Calvin Richardson, Terry Blankenship, Kem Canon, and Scott Henke. Austin, Texas, 1996. Used by permission.


A national survey of public attitudes to ward wildlife damage management provided the opportunity to extract a data set from Texas respondents on predator management Texas respondents were generally more supportive of predator control for livestock protection than the rest of the U S., although the overall trends were similar. Lethal technologies scored low on a humaneness scale.