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Coyote Biology Weight: 15-45 lbs
Length with tail: 40-60"
Shoulder Height: 15-20"
Sexual Maturity: 1-2 years Mating Season: Jan-March
Gestation Period: 58-65 days
No. of Young: 2-12, 6 avg.
Birth Interval: 1 year
Lifespan: 15 years max in the wild. 4-5 years average.
Typical diet: Small mammals, insects, reptiles, fruit & carrion
Only 5-20% of Coyote pups survive their first year.
The Coyote can run at almost 40 mph.
Coyotes can breed with both domestic dogs and wolves. A dog-coyote mix is called a "coydog." 35% of fawn deaths are attributed to coyote predation.
Coyotes maintain their territory by marking it with urine.
Weight: 8 - 14 lbs.
Total length = 3-4 ft.
Home Range = 1 - 5 miles
Mating Season: Jan-Feb Gestation Period: 53 days
No. of Young: 2 - 10; ave. = 5 Birth Interval: 1 year Lifespan: 15 yearsmaximum in the wild. 4-5 average
Typical diet: small mammals such as rats, mice, and rabbits, insects, wild birds, young livestock (as carrion), fruits, berries, grasshoppers, snakes
Foxes will often bury leftover food and cache it for later consumption
Variations in color include black, silver,and cross These genetic variations may appear in the same litter.
Foxes do not chew food, rather tear pieces off and swallow whole