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Urist likes coyotes for their howling.


Coyote - Coyote man - Giant coyote

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 50

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not trainable 

Birth: 1,500 cm3
Mid: 7,500 cm3
Max: 15,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-20
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier x2)

Food items

Meat 7-11
Fat 7-11
Brain 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 2
Liver 1
Tripe 1

Raw materials

Bones 6-10
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about an older version of DF.
A medium-sized dog-like creature. It is sly, and groups can be heard howling in the night.

Coyotes are small canines found in packs of two to ten in most biomes, except tropical and freezing ones. A coyote is quite a bit smaller and far less aggressive than the wolf, lacking the LARGE_PREDATOR token. They will flee contact with your dwarves.

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Coyotes are well known for eating only very fast birds, and they will frequently try and lay slightly overblown traps to catch them, only for the trap to fail spectacularly and nail the coyote instead, not unlike what happens with some dwarven settlements. As a result, some dwarves tend to see the coyote as kin, a brotherhood of bad luck, if you will.