Coyote drawing

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Art, Draw, Animal Kingdom, Coyote Drawing, Coyote, Canine, Mountain, Eastern, Canis

The Eastern Coyote (Canis latrans var) is a North American canine of the wolf and coyote family. They have straight ears, a bushy tail, and a narrow chest with fur ranging from dark brown to reddish blonde. The Eastern Coyote is at times referred to as a coyote, coydog, brush wolf, and new wolf. Eastern Coyotes have a shoulder height of 22”-25” (56-64 cm), body length between 34”-39” (86-99 cm), and an overall weight in the range of 45-55 lb (20-25 kg). The typical lifespan of a Eastern…

Jamie Carothers
People, Native Americans, Coyote Animal, Coyote, Coyotes, Coyote Pup, Desert Coyote, North American Animals, Wild Dogs

Native Americans are the first people known to have named what we now call Coyotes. The Cherokees of this Coyote's region - the Smoky Mountains - called them ᏩᏯᎭ (pronounced wa-ya-ha). The Spanish later called them various names - such as "Spanish Foxes" or "Jackals" Coyotes, before settling on Coyote (which is seemingly derived from the Nahuatl name Coyōtl). Coyotes have long been considered particularly intelligent, an attribute I think this portrait reveals well.