Hang around any Phoenix mountains for a while and you’re bound to run into a coyote. However, how much do we really know about our coyote friends? Below are five fun facts to think about next time you see a coyote along the trail.
Coyotes tails are bushy and will always be pointing down, even while running.
Coyotes are awesome swimmers
Coyotes live 10-14 years in the wild
Coyotes can run up to 40 mph
A long howl is for location, while a short bark is used to warn for danger