Biologists at Cal State Fullerton search for answers to the success of urban coyotes in the astonishingly diverse contents of their stomachs. "They're like Christmas packages," a graduate student said. "You never know what you're going to find inside."
Many parties have an interest in California deserts: conservationists, energy interests, mining companies and off-road enthusiasts. Until last year, they had reached something of an accord. But President Trump's move to revise a desert land-use plan could spark more squabbling over the lands.