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Eastern coyotes night hunt

Posted by Susan Orosz Parisian,
North Country explorer from Massea, New York
October 20, 2013

I had bought my husband his first trail camera and we decided to try it out by attaching it to a tree in the woods on my mother's farmland on the Mein Road We left it there for a week, retrieved the card, and brought it home to check out the action. There were many pictures of just trees until we came to this shot of the Eastern coyotes on the prowl during the night. We do wonder how many more were on this hunt before the movement caused the flash to go off. My family has always been aware of the packs of coyotes that roam the nights there. We hear them and feel their presence but until this photo we had no idea how big, healthy, and intimidating they were.