Click the play button on the voki to the right. Listen to the coyote. Can you name two characteristics of the coyote? How do you think these help it live in the desert?
The Coyote is a member of the dog family. It has a tan coat mixed with hairs that can be rusty brown, gray, or black. The different colors of a Coyote's coat helps it to camouflage itself in the desert.
Adult Coyotes can grow to be up to 6 feet long and 2 feet high. Most Coyotes live alone or in pairs.