Desert coyote

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You can never have too many Charlie pictures. From The Daily Coyote, http://www.dailycoyote.net/

You can never have too many Charlie pictures. From The Daily Coyote, http://www.dailycoyote.net/

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Ashleigh
Native Americans, People, Coyote Animal, Coyote, Coyotes, Desert Coyote, North American Animals, Mammals, Wild Dogs

Native Americans are the first people known to have named what we now call Coyotes. The Cherokees of this Coyote's region - the Smoky Mountains - called them ᏩᏯᎭ (pronounced wa-ya-ha). The Spanish later called them various names - such as "Spanish Foxes" or "Jackals" Coyotes, before settling on Coyote (which is seemingly derived from the Nahuatl name Coyōtl). Coyotes have long been considered particularly intelligent, an attribute I think this portrait reveals well.

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genesis