Canis latrans clepticus By Matt Young March 30, 2020 11:00 MST Photograph by James Rice. Photography contest, Honorable Mention. Canis latrans clepticus – San Pedro Martir coyote. Mr. Rice writes, "This subspecies of coyote is found in southwestern California and northwestern Mexico. Coyotes are extremely adaptable animals, whose range is currently expanding due to reduced competition from wolves and other large predators. I photographed this one in Joshua Tree National Park."