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Coyote (Canis latrans)

Clever...tough and wiry...adaptable...intelligent...opportunistic...this is the Trickster in some Native lore and even on TV, as the hapless Wile E. Coyote. This animal's scientific name is Canis latrans, meaning "barking dog". The common name, Coyote, comes from the Aztec word coyotl. In some areas it is known as the brush wolf, American jackal, or prairie wolf. [...]

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