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
predator
protect

Q


R

racoons
rarely
reputation
retreat
reunite
rocky ledges

S

scarce
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


scavenging

Definition
1. To search for or through discarded material in order to find something usable. 2. To feed on dead and rotting flesh and food scraps.

Example Sentence
A bird is scavenging when it eats a dead animal in the road.

Photograph of birds scavenging for food.
Birds gathered around a dead animal, scavenging for food.