Ten facts The Coyote is extending its territory in all directions. It once lived mostly on the prairies. As wolfs were removed from wooded areas coyotes gradually moved in. The coyote has many enemies like the puma the wolf and sometimes eagles. You can also find them in the desert regions of mexican plateaus. The coyote usually only eats rodents but it may eat decaying bodies of dead animals and is very useful to the natural balance. The coyote is a very good swimmer an can catch fish frogs and crawfish. The coyote is known to die in the winter due to the snow which make it difficult to hunt. They sometimes hunt with weasels to chase rodents out of their dens.
Major facts Length the coyote is 28 to 38 inches long They are about 1 ½ to 2 feet tall. They weight about 25 to 33 pounds. They have 2 to 12 cubs. They live in North and Central America. They some times eat deer.