Living in Harmony

An unusual mid-day outing for a female coyote puts her in close proximity to the horses. The calm acceptance of the coyote by the horses is an indication that they do not normally suffer negative associations with the predator. The colt’s mother was standing just out of the image and showed no alarm at the casual appearance of the coyote. Indeed, the coyote’s body language suggests it is more on-guard than the foal and other horses.

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wild horse photography of a coyote and a colt
A coyote and a colt in close proximity to each other.