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Most Interesting fact about Coyotes

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The official name for coyote Canis latrans meaning 'barking dog' in latin.

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Coyotes will hunt in packs when food get scarce. Report Abuse
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The coyote is the state animal of South Dakota Report Abuse
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Like dogs coyotes pant to release heat from their bodies. Report Abuse
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Coyote pups only weigh about 10 ounces each. Report Abuse
They don't open their eyes until 8 days after they are born.
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As wolf populations have decrease coyote populations have increased. Report Abuse
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Coyotes live to be about 8 years old, if they make it through the first year. Report Abuse
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Unfortunately, coyotes like to eat watermelons. Report Abuse
They only take a bite or two out of each of the melons but, they can destroy an entire crop.
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i never knew coyotes eat watermelons
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Coyotes can be beneficial to farmers Report Abuse
They eat mice and other rodents that eat the animals food. If there are plenty of rodents the coyotes will leave livestock alone.
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Adult coyotes will bring their pups live mice to practice hunting. Report Abuse
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A female coyote will have a litter of 2 to twelve pups. Report Abuse
Out of every 10 pups 2 will make it through the first year.
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Coyotes are very good parents. Report Abuse
Male and female will stay together for years.
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Coyotes can run up to 40 miles an hour. Report Abuse
Dispite their speed they cannot kill healthy deer, they have to prey on sick and dying animals.
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Coyotes will eat garbage if it has to. Report Abuse
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Coyotes will spend up to 30 minutes tracking it prey before attacking. Report Abuse
Thier main source of food is rodents; mice, gophers and prairie dogs.
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Coyotes are very adaptable creatures. Report Abuse
They live through out the United States and Canada and as far south as Central America.
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A coyote's sense of sight and smell are excellent. Report Abuse
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An adult coyote can weigh up to 40 pounds. Report Abuse
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Coyotes are very curious animals. Report Abuse
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Coyotes are closely related to wolves, foxes and jackals. Report Abuse
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Coyotes are good swimmers but, only when they have to be. Report Abuse
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