The coyote is an animal very often mistaken for a wolf because of its very similar appearance. Its body length ranges from 70 to 100 centimeters and its weight varies from 9 to 19 kilograms. Its coloration is usually in shades of brown and gray, and its coat is thick and rough.
Coloring Book Coyote
The coyote is found throughout the United States, as well as in Alaska and Canada outside of its northeastern part. This animal is very fast and can reach up to 65 kilometers per hour over short distances! It is also a very good jumper, being able to jump up to 5 meters! It is persistent on long distances, where it can travel up to 600 kilometers in a few days, and it is also a very good swimmer. With their vocal activity, coyotes maintain contact between other members of the group. Coyotes start their howling in the morning, evening and night.
These animals are omnivorous. They eat insects, snakes, frogs, birds and even various types of fruit and carrion.
A female preparing to give birth and give birth to her young digs out a lair or searches for and uses a natural cavity. In the safe place chosen by her, after 60-64 days of gestation, the young are born. On average, about 6 young are born per litter. About 3 weeks after the birth the cubs start to leave their burrows and only at the age of 9 months they become independent.