A

adaptable
adjust
anxiously
appreciate
approach
associate

B

badger or fox holes
blamed
breeding patterns

C

Central America
climates
coexist
collie
communication
coyote fact
coyote fiction
coyotes

D

dogs

E

eating habits
eerie
encourage
environment
excitement

F

family
food source

G

grasslands

H

habitat
hesitant
hollows

I


J


K


L

lack
litter
livestock
low elevations

M

myth

N

Native American folklore
necessary
North America
Northwestern United States

O

omnivores
open prairies
opossums
opportunistic

P

packs
predator
protect

Q


R

racoons
rarely
reputation
retreat
reunite
rocky ledges

S

scarce
scavenging
sheltered
social behavior
starving
struggle
survive

T

take advantage of
traits
traps
trickster coyote
trudge

U

unique
urban areas

V

vocalization

W

wander
warning
wolves

X


Y


Z


dens

Definition
1. Holes in the ground or in rock walls that are animal homes. 2. A room in some houses where people gather together to relax.

Example Sentence
Many animals live in dens for protection against weather and other animals.

Photograph of a coyote den.
This animal den looks like a hole in the hillside.

Photograph of a pup coming out of a den.
A coyote pup coming out of his den.