Also found in: Wikipedia.


another name for the eastern coyotecoyote
or prairie wolf,
small, swift wolf, Canis latrans, native to W North America. Historically found in deserts, prairies, open woodlands, and brush country, it is increasingly colonizing urban habitats; it is also called brush wolf.
..... Click the link for more information.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Today, the wolf is returning to its ancestral territories, and the "coywolf" (a smaller, bolder wolf-coyote hybrid) is becoming more common.
"Coywolf: New dog-coyote-wolf hybrid already numbers in the
A: That is a large Eastern coyote; there is no species of "coywolf." The genetic mix in Eastern coyotes was noted in "Rise of the Eastern Coyote" in the June 2014 issue of the Conservationist.
Police in Rockland County, New York, warned residents Monday night to watch out for a "coywolf," a hybrid coyote and wolf.
McCormack spotted a coywolf in Upper Nyack, New York. 
A coywolf is grayer and larger than a typical coyote, weighing up to 75 pounds.
They're going to follow; they're going to investigate," said Kos, about half of the coywolf's personality.
Way's coywolf research can be found at or
The scientific term for the offspring of this interbreeding is "coywolf," hence the title Coy Wolves.
The eastern coyote or coywolf (Canis latrans X lycaon; hereafter coyote for consistency purposes) is a unique form of canid that is large (ca.
* Coyotes and the endangered red wolves breeding 'coywolf' pups in North Carolina;