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People, Native Americans, Coyote Animal, Coyote, Coyotes, Coyote Pup, Desert Coyote, North American Animals, 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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Kestrel, Animal Kingdom, Bird, American Kestrel, Animals And Pets, Animals Wild, Birds Of Prey, Exotic Birds, Most Beautiful Birds

A wanderer who wonders. I'm a painter who likes to write. This blog started as (and still is) a tool for my artsite: johnmyersart.com. It absorbs my musings in print and image... mine and those respectfully borrowed. Note: Some of the images posted might be considered provocative........ PG, occasionally R, never X. IMPORTANT NOTICE: ALL THE IMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, ARE EITHER MINE, DOWLOADED FROM THE WEB OR REBLOGGED FROM OTHER TUMBLR BLOGS. THOSE THAT ARE NOT MINE ARE…

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Francis Skundaliny