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Coyotes and badgers

When coyotes and badgers team up, the pairs track small, burrowing animals such as prairie dogs and ground squirrels. Each animal takes advantage of the other's hunting adaptations. If the prey is above ground, the coyote usually chases it down, and the badger takes over the hunt if the prey descends underground. Not only do these unlikely hunting partners find food together, but they have more success in this partnership than if they go it alone.