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Sonoran Desert Coyote

Age Group

8 to adult


10 minutes

Sonoran Desert Coyote


Rita Goldner

Rita Goldner is an award- winning author and illustrator of children's books. Her passion for nature, and love of drawing and writing, made picture books a great fit for her. Rita hopes that instilling an understanding of endangered animals/habitats and global ecology will ensure that her readers strive to preserve all this when they grow up. Her latest book, Agent H2O Rides the Water Cycle, is available for purchase at

About this lesson

Coyotes are commonly spotted in the Sonoran Desert. Join picture book author and illustrator, Rita Goldner, as she shares fun facts, and folklore about Coyotes all while showing you how to draw one of these clever creatures. To draw your own coyote you will need paper, a red pencil, a black pencil, a marker and a printed photo of a coyote. Click this link to print the photo:

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