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Animal Signs

Coyote Tracks
(Canis latrans)

Graphic showing size difference between coyote, dog and wolf tracks.
Photo: Bob Bluett
Dog track and coyote track in mud with a quarter to illustrate size difference.
The track on the left is from a dog. The coyote track on the right is smaller and oval shaped.
Photo: Bob Bluett
The two tracks on the left are dog tracks. The smaller, more oval shape track on the right is from a coyote.
The two tracks on the left are dog tracks. The smaller, more oval shape track on the right is from a coyote.
Photo: Jared Duquette
Coyote tracks in snow. Note how the two front toes turn in towards each other.
Coyote tracks in snow. Note how the two front toes turn in towards each other.