Who is Dan Flores?

Dan Flores is a writer, historian, and former professor whose work explores the connections between people and the natural world in the American West. His most recent books—Coyote America and American Serengeti—are two of the most enlightening and informative books on the West’s natural history that I have ever read.

What is Coyote America about?

In the war between humans and coyotes, coyotes have won, hands-down. Coyote America is the illuminating five-million-year biography of this extraordinary animal, from its origins to its apotheosis. It is one of the great epics of our time.

What is a Coyotes scientific name?

Canis latransCoyote / Scientific name

How big can a coyote get?

15 – 46 lbsCoyote / Mass (Adult)

Where is Dan Flores from?

northwestern Louisiana
Flores was born in Vivian in Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana and grew up in nearby Rodessa.

Is a coyote a dog or wolf?

IMPORTANT: Wolf pups in mid-summer and fall can closely resemble coyotes, and it can be nearly impossible to tell them apart….Coyotes and Wolves by SIGHT.

COYOTE (Canis latrans) GRAY WOLF (Canis lupus)
Weight 15-50 pounds 70-150 pounds

Can a coyote be a pet?

Many people wish to raise coyotes as pets, however wild animals like coyotes are difficult to domesticate like dogs. They have evolved feral impulses to survive in the wild. Some humans have successfully tamed wild coyotes through domestication methods, but this is not recommended.

Are coyotes smart?

Labeled “wily” by humans, coyotes are intelligent and versatile creatures. These traits have helped coyotes spread across North America and even adapt to living alongside people in cities. Despite a sometimes rocky relationship with humans, the continental coyote population continues to thrive.

Can coyote be a pet?

Can a coyote mate with a dog?

A coydog is a canid hybrid resulting from a mating between a male coyote and a female dog. Hybrids of both sexes are fertile and can be successfully bred through four generations. Similarly, a dogote is a hybrid with a dog father and a coyote mother.