Edmonds (WA) Coyotes

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Bill Anderson

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A coyote had been spotted at the Edmonds marsh earlier in the week. I was at the marsh Tuesday evening (5-15-18) and suspected one was nearby due to the ruckus raised by crows on the other side of the treeline along Willow Creek. On cue, the coyote casually entered stage left.

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It went back to the creek, where I suspected it would work its way downstream in the hopes of catching a duck. It appeared in an opening in the foliage and played with a branch it tore off one of the trees. The coyote's behavior leads me to believe that a pet dog's desire to play fetch with a stick is instinctual.

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The coyote was not afraid to wade into water up to its chest.
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Bill Anderson

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The coyote shook itself off and started playing. It chased its tail and found something to toss around like a kitten or puppy would do.
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Bill Anderson

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This went on for several minutes, after which the coyote ran around in circles through the cattails and grass.
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Should I be lucky enough to photograph more coyotes in the marsh or around town, I'll post my photos on this thread.
 
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You get to the point as a photographer where the big goals and standout moments you're seeking typically involve some sort of unique behavior. I think this qualifies. :)

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