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Observer Contact Information
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Mr. Ms. Mrs.
 * First Name:
   * Last Name:


Mailing Address:

City:    State:     Zip:

* Phone:  xxx-xxx-xxxx 

 * E-mail Address:

Are you the Observer or the Reporter?
Observer Reporter

Were Other Observers Present? No Yes

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Gray Wolf vs Coyote Comparison

Dial 911 to report an emergency

Carnivore Depredation
on Livestock

Observation Details
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*Observation Date:

*Observation Time:

* Observation Method(s):
Individual(s) Seen Observed Scat
Individual(s) Heard Observed Den
Dead Animal Sample Collected
Observed Tracks Photo, Video or Audio Recording

Number of Animals Seen:
Adults: Juvenile/Pup:
Unknown: Total:

Number of Animals Heard:
Adults: Juvenile/Pup:
Unknown: Total:

Duration of Observation:  minutes

Distance of Observer to Animal:  yards

* County Where Observation Occurred:

Details of the Observation:
If possible, provide a description of:

  • The animal(s)
  • The animal's behavior
  • Any vocalizations heard
  • Any scat, tracks or other signs
    (include measurements)
  • The observer's behavior

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Observation Location
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Zoom to location and click map to fill in Observation Latitude and Longitude

*Location Description
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Photo Uploads:
Please send us photographs of your observation.

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Files must be 10 mb or less in size.

Acceptable file formats:
jpg, jpeg
Audio: mp3
Video: avi


Please Note

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* I agree to the terms and conditions: Yes, I agree.



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