What Do Coyotes Eat?


Coyotes will eat a wide range of food items, but their favorites are small animals. Mice, shrews, rabbits, and voles are a coyote's preferred meal. They have also been known to eat birds, frogs, and road-kill.
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Coyotes eat small rodents, insects, reptiles and fruits.
Coyotes can feed on almost any animal that they can ingest. These animals include: voles, prairie dogs, eastern cottontails, small birds and snakes as well as lizards, deer, javelina, cattle, small insects and mice. In addition, coyotes can eat fruits and vegetables, especially during winter.
Coyotes are opportunistic carnivores. They usually eat small mammals, like squirrels, mice, and prairie dogs. They'll also eat large insects, birds, and carrion.
Coyotes aren't very picky when it comes to finding foods. They will eat insects, rabbits, mice, berries, squirrels, beavers and the remains of any dead animals it finds.
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