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First Light
First Light

Coyotes moved into ancient Aztec cities the same way they are taking up residence in Chicago and other urban areas. Hysteria and violent responses have proved ineffective; only recently have humane and viable programs been developed. But these require public knowledge of coyotes. And "knowledge of coyotes" can also mean what our species could learn from them, lessons for survival and endurance long known in Indigenous North American cultures.

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Ronin And Ravens
Ronin And Ravens

Ravens seem to engage in sport — sliding otter-like down snowbanks, wild aerobatic competitions, and what appears to be macho nagging and pecking of large predators, including wolves and coyotes (their sometimes partners) just for the cussed fun of it. Or perhaps it is a feathered form of “counting coup”, an Indigenous practice for accruing status in warrior societies by touching, rather than killing enemies and emerging unharmed. It is impossible not to anthropomorphize ravens.

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Mating Season
Mating Season

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First Light
First Light

Coyotes moved into ancient Aztec cities the same way they are taking up residence in Chicago and other urban areas. Hysteria and violent responses have proved ineffective; only recently have humane and viable programs been developed. But these require public knowledge of coyotes. And "knowledge of coyotes" can also mean what our species could learn from them, lessons for survival and endurance long known in Indigenous North American cultures.

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