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Coyotes

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Midsummer Light
Midsummer Light

Nature is very good making things that flex and bend; Nature is not so good making things that are rigid, as they tend to break and shatter. Coyotes are forever adapting, flexing, bending, always reinventing themselves. Geneticists tell us of their evolutionary response to prehistoric wolves and other giant predators — coyotes got smaller and removed themselves as competitors, scavenging carrion, and hunting voles, mice and insects. While their brains grew larger.

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Arrival
Arrival

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Day's End
Day's End

For most, coyotes exist just outside the periphery of our vision, shadow shapes in twilight, nearby yet eluding us, dredging primal dread for some and wonder for others. Coyotes can offer hope, reconnection with the Wildness on which Thoreau based his life, not man Apart to Robinson Jeffers, a mirror for mankind, and a metaphorical path forward for our own species. If we take a long look.

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Midsummer Light
Midsummer Light

Nature is very good making things that flex and bend; Nature is not so good making things that are rigid, as they tend to break and shatter. Coyotes are forever adapting, flexing, bending, always reinventing themselves. Geneticists tell us of their evolutionary response to prehistoric wolves and other giant predators — coyotes got smaller and removed themselves as competitors, scavenging carrion, and hunting voles, mice and insects. While their brains grew larger.

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