Triangulation, A Dive, And “Darn that Log!”

To note, especially, is the way the coyote cocks its entire head back and forth, triangulating, in order to precisely locate through sound where its prey is. The dive ends with a powerful “punch” delivered by the forepaws aimed right at the prey. Also note the coyote’s extreme patience and concentration. The video originally was about six minutes long. I’ve spliced out four minutes so that you won’t need a coyote’s patience to watch it!

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Peter sulzle
    Aug 31, 2011 @ 04:24:52

    Love it!

    Reply

  2. sutro forest
    Aug 31, 2011 @ 06:06:29

    That was a great little video! I love the ending.

    Reply

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