Coyotes are found throughout North America. They are fast runners, reaching speeds of up to 60 km/h. Coyotes have acute hearing, a good sense of smell, and communicate with squeaks, yelps, and howls. The coyote is very adaptable and it's varied diet includes insects, berries, reptiles, and small mammals.
Coyotes live approximately 10 years in the wild and over 15 years in captivity.