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Amazing Acrobat Coyotes

Amazing Acrobat Coyotes

Marty’s photo of the day #3788: This is one of the Amazing Acrobat Coyotes of Antelope Island, performing the difficult but crowd-pleasing “one paw stand with bison hide blindfold.” (Photographed on Antelope Island in Utah)

Coyote Camp

Coyote Camp

Marty’s photos of the day #3744-3747: My favorite of the three places Deb, Nellie, and I stayed at in the American Prairie Reserve was a yurt on the western side. The yurt didn’t have running water, but it still felt luxurious compared to our previous two stays. Our yurt had three sections: one section had […]

The coyote would have been better

The coyote would have been better

Marty’s photo of the day #3383: This coyote didn’t pay any federal income taxes for ten years—just like Donald Trump. While both creatures are opportunists, with limited vocabularies, one thing is for sure: the coyote would have been a much better president.

The cooperative coyote

The cooperative coyote

Marty’s photo of the day #2884: While in Yellowstone National Park this past weekend, I saw a wolf at the top of a mountain, looking down on two grizzly bears with a kill. The wolf was gone before I could focus my camera, and the grizzlies were beyond the effective range on my telephoto lens. […]

Coyote

Coyote

Marty’s photo of the day #2811: Coyote, photographed in Wyoming.

Bringing home dinner

Bringing home dinner

Marty’s photo of the day #2803: This is kind of a strange photo until you know what you’re looking at. It’s a coyote with her kill, crossing a road on Antelope Island, in Utah.

Give coyotes some love

Give coyotes some love

Marty’s photo of the day #2415: I’ve never understood why so many people hate coyotes. They’re beautiful, valuable animals. It’s the people who poison and trap these creatures that do the real damage.

The vultures get you in the end

The vultures get you in the end

Marty’s photo of the day #2186: Back on March 11 and March 12, I posted two photos from my motion-sensing camera: one of a coyote, and one of a fox. Both were checking out a dead deer that was two hundred feet below my house. I thought for sure that I would soon get photos […]

Fox and deer

Fox and deer

Marty’s photo of the day #2123: As mentioned yesterday, Deb and I were out hiking in our backyard (we have a very big backyard), when I found a dead deer. The deer was frozen solid, so I moved it to an open spot in the forest and set up my motion-sensing camera. Initially the action […]

Coyote and deer

Coyote and deer

Marty’s photo of the day #2122: I think I’m going to have some impressive, albeit gross, photos to show you over the next few weeks. About a month ago, Deb and I were out hiking in our backyard (we have a very big backyard), when I found a dead deer that I’m pretty sure a […]

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