Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

December 1977


The studies have continued in the search for potentially aversive compounds and mixtures. To date, undecenovanillylamide is the most effective substance found and is most effective in a mixture with p-dichlorobenzene. Three materials which have been tested actually appear to stimulate attack by coyotes on the treated animal. These are: Skatol (a fecal compound), Naphthalene and Thiomalic acid ( a foul sulpher-like odor).