A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Saturday, August 1, 2020

Coyote Tracks


Occasionally I see dog prints in the dust filled road out in front of camp.  I haven't seen anyone walk or drive by in weeks. No dogs out for a walk.  Could this be a coyote?  I hear them most every night in the desert.  Not once have I heard any here.


I finished off my store-bought roasted chicken.  I didn't want the carcass sitting in my trash for a week or so.  I took the bones and all for a walk leaving them on top of a stump a few hundred yards behind camp.  That night I heard coyote singing for the first time since we've been here.  The next morning I checked.  The stump was clean.  The coyote (more than one) were very happy.




4 comments:

  1. From my life here in urban England your life seems very in-the-wild and interesting.

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  2. Thank you. It doesn’t seem as so to me but then all I need to do is take a three hour drive to Portland, Oregon if i really wanted some wild and interesting!

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  3. I wonder if they'll be back for more now that they know where you live?!

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  4. You've got another much smaller animal going through there too, leaving more recent tracks. Coyotes probably don't get cooked chicken too often. Nice gift.

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