Sunday, January 1, 2017

Fact of the Day: Spanish Coyotes

Since coyotes only live in North America, there are none in Europe. Spanish explorers were among the first to see them. They originally called them Spanish foxes or jackals. But a native word coyotl was borrowed by the Spanish to describe the canine. 

4 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Coyote sounds way better than Spanish foxes

Christine said...

Interesting.

Martha said...

That is interesting. We have a few around here.

Caro * said...

I love them ! Very interesting.