ARTICLE: Wolf vs. Coyote: How to Tell Them Apart

August 26, 2023
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BY | PUBLISHED AUG 25, 2023 6:50 PM EDT in OutdoorLife

Despite differences in their size, shape, habits, and population status, these two species are sometimes mistaken for one another.  
Wolves and coyotes have a lot subtle physical differences that distinguish them.

The main differences in wolves vs. coyotes include:

  • Physical size
  • Facial structure
  • Coloration
  • Tracks
  • Scat
  • Behavior
  • Habitat needs
  • Diet

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Watch the YouTube video exemplifying the difference in a dispute between an injured wolf and a coyote pack: