Altruism: Helping A Sibling With Ticks On Her Ear

Just as in human families, some coyote siblings squabble, and some are truly altruistic, providing loving and unselfish help where and when needed. Here is a coyote youngster who has spotted a tick on his sibling’s ear. He spent several minutes, ever so carefully removing the tick and then bathing the area with the saliva from his tongue. Saliva has mild antibiotic qualities, so everything he did was helpful!

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cindie White
    Apr 18, 2018 @ 18:10:56

    This is SO SWEET. Thank you for sharing. My heart is wide open….

    Reply

  2. Bev Jo
    Apr 29, 2018 @ 21:36:57

    Wonderful information to spread the word for more humans to love coyotes!

    Reply

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