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    Despite efforts to reduce their effects on livestock and native ungulates within the southeastern United States, coyotes (Canis latrans) can recover from control programs. It is unknown how coyotes compensate for high mortality following trapping, so there is great interest to identify methods that can provide insight into coyote response to intensive trapping. To investigate if population genetic tools can decipher how coyotes recover from intensive trapping, we combined an empirical test of how enetic differentiation, diversity, and familial structure changed following trapping on the Savannah River Site (SRS), South Carolina, USA, with spatially explicit genetic simulations.

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    Kierepka, Elizabeth M.; Kilgo, John C.; Rhodes, Olin E. 2017.Effect of compensatory immigration on the genetic structure of coyotes. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 81(8): 1394-1407. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21320.

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    Canis latrans, compensatory immigration, compensatory reproduction, coyote, South Carolina, spatial autocorrelation, trapping.

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