Five Interesting Facts about Coyotes
By angelamontana

Posted: June 13, 2017

Did you know…

  1. Coyotes are excellent swimmers.

  2. The coyote is also known as the American jackal.

  3. In order to not get detected by predators, sometimes coyotes walk on their toes to make as little noise as possible.

  4. Against popular belief, coyotes don’t typically hunt alone.  They hunt in groups of 2-3.

  5. The coyote reaches a respectable speed of 40 miles per hour.

Maybe you knew–maybe you didn’t.  Either way, when you’re after coyotes this fall, whether you’re hunting, trapping or watching, you can pass this information along to the next person.

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