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Coyote

canis latrans

Description:

This is a medium-sized canid whose grizzled coat varies from gray to white to brown to a rusty tan.

Habitat:

A generalist, coyotes can be found in mountains, boreal forest, eastern deciduous forest, and grasslands. They are even becoming common in suburban areas.

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5 Comments

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 10 years ago

love this shot!

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 10 years ago

Yeah, coyotes (and other canids) just look more handsome in cold country during winter. They are very well furred and well adapted to the cold. Coyotes in high country like Colorado (where this photo was taken) and Minnesota (where I live) look pretty good all year round, but they are especially handsome in winter.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Wow!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Beautiful! Much prettier than the scraggy specimens I see round here!

Jeannette
Jeannette 10 years ago

Lovely :)

Gordon Dietzman
Spotted by
Gordon Dietzman

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Oct 26, 2010
Submitted on Mar 4, 2012

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