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Facts about Coyotes

In many other instances, people were bitten while trying to rescue their free-roaming pet from a coyote attack. Less often, people are bitten by cornered coyotes, or even more rarely, rabid coyotes. There have only been two recorded incidences in the United States and Canada of humans being killed by coyotes.Feb 19, 2015

Remember, keeping pets and pet food inside is the best way to keep coyotes out of your yard. If you do encounter coyotes, all of the above methods can be used in your yard at home. First, try the “Go away coyote!” method (yell and wave your arms as you approach the coyote).Feb 19, 2015

Coyotes are known for how well they adapt to different habitats. They can even be found living in and around large cities. In the Sonoran Desert, coyotes can be found in all habitats from desert scrub, grasslands, foothills as well as in populated neighborhoods.

Coyote coat colors can range in color from gray to reddish brown and even sometimes black. The coyote's belly is usually covered in a whitish color of fur. The legs, ears, and face of a coyote can sometimes have a more red or tawny tint to them. Coyotes have longer guard hairs that are black or darker in color.Apr 10, 2017

Coyotes are not picky eaters. They eat small game such as rodents, rabbits, fish and frogs, and larger game like deer. ... When they aren't snacking on bigger prey, they will eat snakes, insects, fruit and grass.Sep 25, 2017