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

dens
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


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


myth

Definition
1. A traditional story about heroes or supernatural beings, often explaining a behavior or phenomena. For example, "How Coyote Stole Fire " is a myth that explains how human beings first began to use fire. 2. a widely held but false or mistaken belief.

Example Sentence
I like reading myths and legends because they show a different way of thinking about the world.

Drawing of a character from a myth.
Pegasus, a character from a myth.

Photograph of a character from a myth.
A merlion, a character from an Asian myth.