The coyote is like a dog except it is smaller and skinnier. The coyote family consists of foxes, dogs, and wolves. The coyote's success lies in their ability to adapt to their habitat. The coyote can survive in many different areas like bare land or forest. The coyote lives all through North America and even in Mexico. As settlements on the East coast grew bigger, the coyotes headed east to the middle states.
The coyote's size varies greatly because of their habitat and diet. The diet of a coyote is anything that is meat. Being a meat eater makes the coyote a natural predator. The tools that the coyote uses to hunt is their sense of smell, sight, and hearing. Mostly the coyote hunts at night after sunset. That means the coyote is a nocturnal hunter. So in conclusion, the coyote hunts for nocturnal animals such as mice and rats.
The coyote's vocal sounds are barks and howls like most of the dog family. The sounds probably gets on most people's nerves.
The coyote mates during late January and into early March. The female can bear 2 to 12 cubs a year. The cubs can be 9 kg (20 lbs) in size. The cubs are tended by both parents. The cubs can eat on their own. They probably mate for life.