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(Canis latrans)

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Medium-sized and dog-like; coat color varies from grayish to yellow-beige, often with 'grizzled' or salt-and-pepper appearance; to about 75cm (30in) long, plus tail (sometimes black-tipped). (Coyote).


Forested and open areas of northern Pacific lowlands (Guanacaste region); active day or night; often seen during early morning.

Found in the following Parks:

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Coyote (Canis latrans), Costa Rica