Native Americans have passed down through the generations the story of how coyotes and badgers work together to find food. Learn how this interesting collaboration was confirmed by the University of California by taking this quiz.
How was Native American folklore shared?
Which animal pair played a big part in Western Native American folklore?
dogs and cats
giraffes and turtles
coyotes and badgers
What animal family is the badger a member of?
What kind collaboration between badgers and coyotes did Native Americans tell stories about?
worked together to find food
What is the reputation of coyotes?
What does the word "coyote" mean?
How do badgers acquire their food?
How do coyotes and badgers hunt together?
What prey do coyotes and badgers hunt together?
What sense do coyotes use to find prey?
What sense do badgers use to find prey?
How much more successful is the coyote when it teams up with the badger to hunt prey?
Who confirmed the Native American stories about coyotes and badgers collaborating?
University of California
Arizona State University
University of Illinois
In the Native American stories, what roles did the coyote and badger play?
friends and neighbors
How were Greek and Roman myths passed to future generations?