Bark At The Moon Coyote Quiz Test

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Coyote Quizzes & Trivia

Test your kmowledge of coyote biology & ecology with this fun quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Coyotes first made their presence in New York State in what decade?
    • A. 

      1930's

    • B. 

      1980"s

    • C. 

      2000's

  • 2. 
    The mating season season for coyotes occurs in what months?
    • A. 

      October-November

    • B. 

      November-December

    • C. 

      January-February

  • 3. 
    Pup dispersal takes place in what time span?
    • A. 

      August-September

    • B. 

      October-November

    • C. 

      December-January

  • 4. 
    A coyote needs to eat how much food a day to stay healthy?
    • A. 

      1.0-1.5 pounds a day

    • B. 

      1.5-2.5 pounds a day

    • C. 

      2.5-3.5 pounds a day

  • 5. 
    Coyote pups can run at what age?
    • A. 

      3 weeks old

    • B. 

      4 weeks old

    • C. 

      5 weeks old

  • 6. 
    Coyotes have the ability to see objects clearly at great distances?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Many eastern coyotes have DNA from both gray wolves from Canada and from red wolves from the south eastern US.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why do coyotes howl?
    • A. 

      For pack location, territorial announcement & mating purpose.

    • B. 

      To warn other coyotes that danger is in the area

    • C. 

      No reasons have been associated to coyote howling

  • 9. 
    Humans have 5 million scent receptors in their nose. How many do coyotes have?
    • A. 

      10 million

    • B. 

      220 million

    • C. 

      500 million

  • 10. 
    The home range of an adult male coyote is how large?
    • A. 

      1-2 miles

    • B. 

      2-5 miles

    • C. 

      5-40 miles

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