Fun & Easy Science for Kids
Sponsored Links :



Coyotes – All You Need To Know  

You probably don’t have wolves living in your backyard, but you just might have coyotes. These small wild dogs live all over the United States. They can adapt to many types of areas. They live in the desert, the mountains, the plains and even in cities.

Coyote on the Road Image - Science for Kids All About Coyotes

All about Coyotes: Coyotes weigh only about 20 pounds, making them the size of a medium dog

Coyotes are carnivores, but they eat fruit and vegetables too. In fact, they might even get in your garden to snack on berries or melons.

Sponsored Links :
Coyote Pups in the Den Image

Coyotes raise their pups in dens or holes in the ground.

Fun Facts about Coyotes for Kids

  • Coyotes weigh only about 20 pounds, making them the size of a medium dog.
  • They have long fur that is brownish red, grey or white. Coyotes have a bushy tail like a fox.
  • Coyotes raise their pups in dens or holes in the ground.
  • They usually have two to four pups.
  • Coyotes make high yipping sounds. These sounds get louder and faster when they close in on prey. A coyote’s yipping sounds a little scary if you’ve never heard it before.
  • Even though coyotes look like dogs, they’re wild. If you see one, yell and back away slowly.
Coyote Eating Fruits Image

Coyotes are carnivores, but they eat fruit and vegetables too.

Coyote Vocabulary

  1. Adapt: Change or adjust
  2. Bushy: Plump, full
  3. Pup: A baby coyote or dog
  4. Yip: Short, loud barks

Learn More All About Coyotes

Have a look at this awesome video all about coyotes:

A video documentary about the live of coyotes in the wild.

Coyote Q&A

Question: Do coyotes live in packs like wolves?

Answer: Yes, but their packs aren’t as organized or as long lasting.

———————————–

Question: Will coyotes hurt humans?

Answer: Not usually, but they are wild. They sometimes eat pets.

 

Enjoyed the Easy Science for Kids Website all about Coyotes info? Take the FREE & fun all about Coyotes quiz and download FREE Coyotes worksheet for kids. For lengthy info click here.

 

Close

Cite This Page

You may cut-and-paste the below MLA and APA citation examples:

MLA Style Citation

Declan, Tobin. " Coyote Fun Facts for Kids ." Easy Science for Kids, Sep 2017. Web. 23 Sep 2017. < http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-coyotes/ >.

APA Style Citation

Tobin, Declan. (2017). Coyote Fun Facts for Kids. Easy Science for Kids. Retrieved from http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-coyotes/

Cite this Page

Sponsored Links :