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offspring of a coyote and a dog

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As coyote numbers increased, the occurrence of coydog specimens dwindled to incidental occurrences in those areas most recently invaded by coyotes.
Canines readily hybridize (Schmutz and others 2007), although coydogs are expected to derive from a female dog and male coyote, as coyotes provide parental care, which is believed to be nearly an obligate requirement for successful reproduction of canines in nature (Boitani and Ciucci 1995; Pal 2005).
As my grandfather's farmhand the rifle served to defend cattle from coyotes and feral coydogs in N.
Coydogs, part coyote, part dog, howl there at night.