Coyotes Research Paper

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A Coyote is a member of the canine family. Although it resembles wolf, these two are completely different animals. Coyotes can be found in the United States, Mexico and Canada. They inhabit many different types of ecosystems, such as deserts, mountains and prairies. They can also be often found near urban areas, around farms and the suburban areas of New York and New Jersey. The number of coyotes in the wild is stable and they are not considered an endangered species. Coyotes are native to the Narcotic region. Coyotes are extremely adaptable and are able to use a wide range of habitats. These include forests, grasslands, deserts, and even swamps. Coyotes, because of their tolerance for human activities can also live in urban settings.…show more content…
The coyote mates in the months of February and April. The female may mate with one or more males. Two months after mating, the female will give birth to about one to nineteen pups. Although the average litter size is about six. The pups began to come out of their dens when they are about three to four weeks old. Male pups will leave their mother when they are six to nine months old. Females generally stay with the mothers pack. Male and female coyote’s pair off and mate together for several years. A simple form of a food chain, involving a coyote starts with the Sun (producer), a small rodent, and then a coyote. This is the simplest form of the food chain of a coyote. A niche is the role that a species plays in a community, like a job. A coyote’s niche is its ability to maintain the small rodent populations. In some areas of the United States, the coyote populations have grown to the point where the coyote are limiting the natural populations in an unhealthy way. Coyotes are also starting to appear in urban areas when it comes to acquiring new foods. The limiting factors of coyotes are that the population of humans. As our population grows, we need more space. Like any other animal, this means that we are taking their previous habitats

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