A prominent figure in American and Native American folklore, coyotes are often depicted as clever tricksters, similar to foxes, despite the many differences between the two. However, as coyotes have begun to densely inhabit and dwell in urban and suburban areas, the attitude towards them has becoming increasingly negative. In these areas, coyotes are often seen as pests. Because of their close proximity to human inhabited areas as well as their large populations, they’ve become infamous for preying upon livestock.
- Recommended Age: 3
- Size in cm: 9 L x 3.5 W x 6.2 H
As humans continue to modify the habitats of most animals, coyotes continue to spread. They are common both in rural and urban areas. Coyotes are not considered threatened.