I've seen a lot of coyotes and wolves in my life and I didn't think it was that hard to tell them apart. However, there's a trail camera near St. Louis that picked up an animal and I'm having a hard time telling if it's a coyote or wolf and apparently I'm not alone.

The video was just dropped on YouTube a few days ago, but the time stamp shows this happened November of last year. At first glance, I was sure it was a coyote. Second time through and I'm not sure this isn't a wolf. See what you think.

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North American Nature shared some differences between coyotes and wolves. That includes the fact that wolves are larger and tend to not hang out near urban areas. They also have a pointed muzzle which is what I thought the animal had when it first appeared on the camera. When it's moving to the right, it looks larger than I thought a coyote would be.

It's worth mentioning that wolf/coyote hybrids have been reported in different parts of the country.

The fact that this happened near Eureka, Missouri also makes it less likely to be a wolf since that's basically Six Flags with woods around it.

The more I think about it, the more I'm pretty sure that it's a coyote. But, maybe I'm completely wrong...(*face palm*)

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