Book

Coyotes: The Song Dogs of the West

Mar 24, 2018

Coyotes are some of the country’s most successful and resourceful predators. Often misunderstood and maligned, coyotes have a profound impact on our everyday life. Explore the country’s second largest canine’s natural history, Native American stories, discovery by Lewis and Clark, and expansion to the east. We will look at the coyote’s anatomy and biology to examine why it’s one of the most common predators in the United States. We will go into Rocky Mountain National Park to study coyote habitat, social structure, and interactions with the ecosystem, prey, and mankind. We will also learn how wolves could impact our coyotes in the future.

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