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The coyote are also known as the American jackal or the prairie wolf. Coyotes are a species of canine found throughout North and Central America, ranging from Panama in the south, north through Mexico, the United States and Canada.


What Do Coyotes Eat?

What Do Coyotes Eat?

Coyotes typically hunt in pairs, although they have been observed in packs. Coyote packs are usually smaller than wolf packs and the pack hierarchy is less stable. In areas where wolves have been exterminated, coyotes usually fill the void.

Coyotes are opportunistic and versatile carnivores, with a 90% mammalian diet. The coyote uses itís swiftness and agility to catch itís prey: a coyote may reach speeds up to 43 miles per hour, and can jump over 13 feet. Primarily, they eat small mammals like rabbits, squirrels, mice, and birds, as well as snakes, and lizards. They also eat large insects and other large invertebrates.

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