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

myth

N

Native American folklore
necessary
North America
Northwestern United States

O

omnivores
open prairies
opossums
opportunistic

P

packs
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


predator

Definition
An animal that hunts, kills, and eats other animals in order to survive.

Example Sentence
Dogs, wolves and coyotes are all predators use the animals they kill for food.

Photograph of a lion.
A lion is a predator because it hunts other animals.