<><><><><><><><><><><><><>The coyote is formally known as Canis latrans, with the English word coming from the Spanish; Spanish conquistadors borrowed the word from the Nahuatl coyotl. Coyotes play an important role in the mythology of many Native American nations, where the coyote is often depicted as a trickster god. Coyote legends often include complex and clever shenanigans and tricks in which an anthropomorphized Coyote pulls the wool over everyone's eyes.
Coyotes look a lot like dogs, with brownish-gray to yellow-gray fur and a classic canine profile. They are also extremely bold, and very clever. Coyotes are famous for being heard and not seen, with a wide array of vocalizations including yips and howls which are often included in Westerns for ambiance. However, these canids are also extremely bold, and they are typically unafraid of people when they encounter them. from www.wisegeek.com
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