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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.

Paddy Flat Cabin

Paddy Flat Cabin

Marty’s photo of the day #2249: Other than the X, Blondie, and Garbage concert, the other half of Deb’s and my weekend was a stay at the Paddy Flat Forest Service Cabin (2 hours north of Boise). This cabin was a converted guard station, with a history going back to the 1920s. Most of the […]

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 […]

Coyote Crossing

Coyote Crossing

Marty’s photo of the day #1924: I am posting from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, on my way to Chicago. Today’s photo is of a coyote, carrying a treasure to her den.   (Photographed this past August on Antelope Island)

Dinner for coyotes

Dinner for coyotes

Marty’s photo of the day #1896: One of my favorite moments, from last Sunday, happened shortly after Deb and I arrived on Antelope Island. Deb spotted something moving far in the distance, and I followed it through my camera’s telephoto lens. We quickly figured out it was a coyote, but her head look deformed. The […]

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