Crossing a coyote’s path

Coyote curiosity - 2013 © Christopher Martin

This coyote found Jack and I as we wound upwards along the road up towards Lake Minnewanka.  It trotted along in the trees and then cut down into the ditch and then took a few steps towards up the hill again before it stopped.  It stared our way for a few seconds before backtracking a little bit and then crossing the road and going over the edge.  Beautiful animals who are among nature’s most adaptable.  I see them alone or in small packs in the mountains, on the prairie and throughout the Foothills and enjoy photographing them immensely.

Through the trees - 2013 © Christopher Martin

Panning through the forest - 2013 © Christopher Martin

6 responses

  1. Pingback: Follow Your Coyote | SPUN

  2. The coyote you captured looks relaxed, like a big dog. Here in Sweden there are wolves – I believe they look more aggressive.

    March 20, 2013 at 3:29 am

  3. He is a healthy looking one. Great images.

    March 11, 2013 at 7:41 am

  4. Nice job, Chris. We now even have a lot of coyotes here in over populated Florida. I have seen coyotes recently in my neighborhood.

    March 10, 2013 at 7:51 pm

  5. Wow. Growing up in a ranching community, I only knew coyotes as a bane to ranchers. But I love animals, and these pictures are beautiful. The third one is my favorite.

    March 9, 2013 at 10:34 pm

  6. Reblogged this on bearspawprint and commented:
    That is a beautiful animal —– thank you—

    March 9, 2013 at 8:36 pm

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