|Coyotes can be found throughout the
They are very adaptable and can survive in all types of desert habitats,
including cities. The coyotes adaptability extends to its diet as well.
Their diet includes: cactus fruit, mesquite beans, seeds, birds,
rodents, rabbits, insects, lizards and snakes.
The Coyote is prominently
featured in Native American myths as the Trickster or Wise One.
Coyotes are social animals and mainly live in small
groups. They will mark their territory and defend it against other
groups. They typically breed in February and March with young born in
April and May. Young are reared in dens and may remain with their
parents past adulthood. Coyotes communicate with each other by howling
and will typically sing a song around dusk as they prepare for the