South America

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wild turkeys were once on the brink of extinction throughout most of North America. After many restoration efforts, the wild turkey has flourished and continues to strive throughout the United States and Mexico. In the 1900s, there were less than 30,000 wild turkeys and now there are over 7 million in North America.   Figure 1 [...]

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

White-tailed deer are the most common deer in the Western Hemisphere with 39 subspecies of this animal known to exist. Native to the United States (all but 5 states), Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America (as far as Peru). It has been introduced into New Zealand and some countries in Europe such as Finland [...]

Coyote (Canis latrans)

Figure 1 “Photo” Coyote in the wild, photo from outdoorsman-Fotolia.com By Dale Kiser Where in the world do you find coyotes: Coyotes are found in North and Central America ranging from Panama in the south to north throughout the United States and Mexico. How long do coyotes live: Coyotes may live 10 years in the wild [...]