Maybe the Pot Of Gold at the end of the Rainbow is a Coyote?!

One of our famous long-standing myths is that there is a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, guarded by a tricky leprechaun. This photo shows that the pot of gold is actually a coyote — or maybe it shows that the leprechaun is really a coyote?! Read more about rainbows in the link below — you are bound to be surprised by some of the information.

In my own observations, I would say that rainbows and coyotes have the same effect on most people: people feel uplifted, happy and even thrilled to see them. Many people have told me that when they see a coyote on their early morning or evening run or walk, they see it as a sign of good-luck. Throughout history, as seen in folk-lore and ancient myths, coyotes have always *stood* for something — and they continue doing so today.

I think of them as reflections — symbols — of ourselves and of our American spirit, as I wrote in WildCare Magazine in February, 2011. They are native only to America where they exhibit the same rugged characteristics in which we ourselves take pride: they are intelligent, curious, playful, protective, adventurous, innovative — even cunning at times, independent, self-reliant, self-sufficient, have family values, a frontier spirit and strong individuality. They also exhibit some “softer” characteristics such as affection, care, happiness, patience, timidity, dejection. By looking more at WHO they are, you may be in for a thrilling surprise — a pot of gold, in the form of a cornucopia of character traits, at the end of the rainbow!

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Sandy Boyd
    May 04, 2017 @ 12:40:26

    Awesome!! Love Coyotes, in fact, “Coyote” my trail name I took on as I hiked the Pacific Crest Trail…Love all their qualities!!!


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