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Coyotes captured by Z 9 / 800f5.6AFS

They’re typically confused as being wolves in winter. It’s these wealthy, suppose winter coats that make the Coyote look so spectacular. There’s a measurement distinction between Coyotes and the Grey Wolf but when they aren’t facet by facet, that data doesn’t assist. Simply take a look at the tip of the tail. See that black, yep, that’s a Coyote. This pair are two of 4 that had been making an attempt their easiest to make the most of a 4 day outdated elk kill. Effectively, elk drowning can be extra correct. It appears the bull was making an attempt to cross the Lamar River, fell by way of the skinny ice and couldn’t get again out and drowned. The Coyotes and different scavengers thought that they had the right frozen dinner till the physique received trapped underneath the ice, solely its large rack was above. That didn’t cease them from making an attempt and offering us with an important present and a few enjoyable photograph opps.