Chicago’s animal control department could soon be treating urban coyotes as beneficial predators instead of potentially dangerous pests.
Chicago is not defined solely by its human residents. It’s a city with a living, evolving "ecological web of interactions" between man and animal, according to Gavin Van Horn. He joins "Chicago Tonight" to talk about "City Creatures," a book which details urban wildlife history through essays, poetry, photography and paintings.
With wildlife sightings on the rise in Illinois, we discuss how residents can coexist with animals returning to the regions they once inhabited.
We take you one hour north of Chicago to Hackmatack, a new wildlife refuge that's one of Illinois' best-kept secrets.
We introduce you to a wildlife photographer who has made it her mission to track down and photograph Illinois' threatened and endangered species.