Coyote

Photo Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Canis latrans

STATUS: Found statewide, including urban areas. Lowest Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Common in all habitats.

FEEDING HABITS: Diet extremely varied and includes rodents, rabbits, birds, eggs, many kinds of fruit, domestic poultry, livestock, and watermelons.

LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY: Usually breeds February-March with a gestation of about 60 days. Litter sizes are about six.