Coyote Information

Coyote Facts

  • Coyotes weigh between 20 – 45 pounds – they aren’t large animals.
  • Coyotes are adaptable animals and can live just about anywhere. They are becoming increasingly dense in urban areas.
  • Coyotes may live as solitary individuals, in pairs or in a small family or pack.
  • Coyotes are crucial in the control of the rodent and small mammal populations.
  • Coyotes are opportunistic and feed on a variety of small mammals, insects, fruit, seed, trash and carrion. They will choose the most accessible meal, which is why they are so often seen rummaging in garbage.