"Coyote, Yellowstone National Park" by diana_robinson is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Coyote’s original natural habitat was around the Great Plains but has continually grown. Being native to the great plains, it wouldn’t have been uncommon for there to be coyotes who wandered into Iowa as it’s very close and Iowa was once full of prairie grasses which are also good for hunting. Now, the coyote can…

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Photo of a coyote

I still remember the first time I heard a coyote pack howl as dusk began to settle on the Iowa Great Lakes area. On a walk at Kettleson Hogsback, the sun started to set above the calm shallow lakes, and a high-pitched howl began in the distance. Another answered it. And another. And another. My…

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