After you have found all of the coyote-related words in this word search, the leftover letters will spell out the trait that explains why the coyote is so successful wherever it goes.

The words in the parentheses are not in the puzzle unless they are listed elsewhere.

Word List

BIRDS (prey)
BUFF (underparts)
BUSHY (tail)
CARRION (food)
CANIDAE (mammal family that coyotes belong to)
COYOTE
COYOTL (Nahuatl Indian word from which we get the word, coyote)
DEN
FAST (runner)
FOX (member of Canidae family)
FUR
GRIZZLED (gray fur)
HOWLING
LEG
LITTER
LONG (legs)
MAN (coyote’s greatest enemy)
MICE (prey)
NARROW (snout)
PREDATOR
PUP
RABBIT (prey)
RATS (prey)
RUNNER
RUSTY (yellowish legs)
SCAT
SMELL (greatest sense)
SNOUT
TAIL
TIP (of tail)
TRACKS
TRIANGULAR (ears)
WILD
WOLF (member of Canidae family)

R E N N U R B I R D S S
T R I A N G U L A R K C
S T A R C T S A F A C A
E H N R R O H D L I A T
A A O O P U Y T S U R U
D L I W O L F O P I T O
I T R T L T M A T D E N
N O R G R I Z Z L E D S
A Y A B C B N P L E G M
C O C E X B N G U L N E
E C R O T A D E R P O L
B U F F M R E T T I L L

Coyote Capers Hidden word: ADAPTABLE