Eastern Coyote – Welcome to a photographic journey through the woods, fields and marshes of New England
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EASTERN COYOTE BED
Like most carnivores, coyotes do not have permanent homes, other than the maternal dens in which their young are raised. However, when they rest (usually during the day in the East), they often choose to lay down on a knoll within a forest. When they do so, they leave a round depression in the snow, as they sleep in perfect circles when it is cold out, with their heads wrapped around their legs and their tails covering their noses. This impression is referred to as a bed.