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    The coyote ( Canis latrans ), also known as the American jackal, prairie wolf, or brush wolf is a species of canine native to North America. It is smaller than its close relative, the gray wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red wolf.

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    This article is about the coyote, a member of the dog family that is found from Alaska to Central America. It describes its physical characteristics, hunting habits, mating and parenting behaviors, territoriality and competition with other carnivores, lifespan and death causes in wild or captivity. The article also mentions how humans have persecut...

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    Coyote is a New World member of the dog family that is smaller than wolf, found from Alaska to Central America especially on Great Plains; it stands about 60 cm at shoulder, weighs 20-50 pounds and has long coarse fur which varies in size and color; primarily nocturnal with keen senses for hunting prey such as snowshoe hare or white-tailed deer; co...

    Learn about the coyote, a New World member of the dog family that is smaller and more lightly built than the wolf. Find out how coyotes hunt, compete, mate, and adapt to different habitats and human activities.

  2. Learn about the coyote, a clever and adaptable member of the dog family that lives across North America. Find out what they eat, how they hunt, how they communicate, and how they coexist with humans.

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  3. Learn about the coyote, a medium-sized dog-like canine native to North America. Find out its appearance, distribution, behavior, diet, mating, and population status on

  4. The coyote is the flagship species for all misunderstood and exploited carnivores. Poisoned, trapped, aerial gunned and killed for bounties and in contests, over half a million coyotes are slaughtered every year in the U.S. COYOTE. Why Coyotes. – USDA Killing Coyotes. Ecology. Management. Ecological Role. Tips and Tools for Coexistence.

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    Learn about the coyote, a canine species that lives in North and Central America and adapts to human-dominated environments. Find out its weight, length, diet, and how it differs from a coydog.

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  7. Aug 6, 2002 · Learn about the coyote's expansion into the eastern United States, its size, diet, behavior, and interactions with humans and other animals. Find out how coyotes adapt to suburban habitats, hybridize with wolves and dogs, and pose a low risk to people.

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