banty boss they're cute aren't they but hey don't you notice one dog can kill one wolf but when there is a. A pack of wolves and two brown bears fight over the remains of an elk .. These are my views on the subject. This time, I'll focus on two species commonly confused with each other in Yellowstone, the coyote and the gray wolf. Yellowstone's largest two. View more wolf images in the photo archive. Wolves operate well in groups, often pursuing larger prey such as deer, elk and even bison. But just in case, ask yourself the following questions: Something else to look for around the head and face is the length of the snout. We all know wolves like to roam in packs, for example. Coyotes are generally a bit longer and leaner around the nose and mouth. Wolves along the Pacific coast of North America sometimes sport hints of orange fur and a mix of beige and brownish tones that can look similar to a coyote. When it comes to fur color, coyotes come fairly standard: Coyotes will usually concentrate on much smaller prey though they have been known to kill bighorn sheep. In Yellowstone, gray and black are the most common wolf colors. Wolves have loooong legs relative to their bodies. Their tails may be a bit bushier though not quite as poofy as a fox tail and longer relative to the body, but because they lack those long legs their movement is also a bit more fast and compact… a quick scurrying trot as opposed to longer loping strides.