Skip to comments.Coyote Uses Crosswalk on Geary Boulevard
Posted on 04/26/2014 1:43:14 PM PDT by nickcarraway
And, as one reader noted: he's not on his cellphone! This is a pretty good example of how pedestrians should be on the roadways in San Francisco -- even if the example is a coyote.
Jennifer Anwaya snapped this image which we spotted on Richmondsfblog.com this morning. Apparently, the prairie wolf was seen casually making his way across Geary Boulevard at 37th Avenue earlier this week.
No word on where he was headed that evening. Perhaps it was just an urban stroll.
Even in these parts (New England), coyotes are beginning to integrate themselves into the neighborhoods. They are more civilized then some of the gang-bangers we have around here.
Looks like a well-fed coyote. Usually they have that half-starved Wiley Coyote look.
Oh my. That coyote hopefully got back to the woods in Golden Gate Park before he got run over.
We’re seeing many more coyote’s than usual this year in the Inland NW. Two friends on the outskirts of Spokane had their small dogs killed by them, one on Christmas day. Yikes. And an Idaho friend reports howling all night in her rural area — Sleepless in Sandpoint.
Anyway, what’s up with the coyote population?
UNtil they eat your pets.
See post #4 here.
I can SEE it because the ABCs have butts and chests/boobs. The rest of the Chinese on the planet have STRAIGHT LINES from head to foot--no butts, chests or boobs. Flat as the proverbial pancake.
I hope s/he is smart enough to evade all the Chinese. Otherwise the Chinese will WOK right over her/him....Coyote Chinese soup.
The Chinese eat EVERYTHING, and love DOG. Ah me. God did have His reasons for making them in such large amounts.
The entire area is inundated with the Chinese and Russians. I often wondered: WHO was it that won the Cold War?
More to this then meets the eye, imho.
Lots of dogs and cats around people.
oops: ‘hear’ = here
It depends on their environment, of course. If they're in a wilderness area, they have to work for their meals. Near the suburbs, they have plenty of trash cans to raid and pets to capture.
Coyotes are quite smart. In Oracle, AZ I had a pack watering in my yard. I left them alone, they left me alone.
not to mention very well groomed as well.
This hardly relates, but fun nonetheless.
Prairiwolf? We call them dumpster dogs.
They also eat the mice from these open spaces. Well, they will eat anything I think. They are nature's garbage cans.
They came in from the south, the Peninsula, where there is even MORE open land and green space.
They are very shy and smart and make themselves very scarce so as not to scare away any of their prey...our garbage.
Hah, they probably even know which can has the garbage by the color, light to dark grays, as most canines are color blind.
I HAVEN'T heard any of them howling at the moon. Of course, there's so much fog all year round that baying at the moon would be the exception, not the rule.
Our local roadrunners wait for intersections to cross the local streets.
Is that from your standup act?
Don’t forget all the rats that feed off the restaurant and homeless garbage. Wile E. probably thinks those are pretty tasty, too.
Did they put up a “DEER CROSSING,AND CROSSING AND CROSSING AND CROSSING AND...” Sign?
Mr. Mercat and I were walking our dachshund years ago in the woods. Thunder didn’t need a lease. He found a nest/den of coyote pups. He knew to stay back but he just gazed lovingly at them and then we moved on. I’m sure mom was watching. They couldn’t have been more than a few days old.
I’ve got two of them, and I believe some pups, living right next to my apartment in a gully separating two apartment complexes. They howl at times, and have basically no fear of humans.
I’ve seen them wander around the apartment complex in broad daylight. I’m in Norther San Diego County and there is precious little open space in this area. This little family needs to go as far as I’m concerned.
However, the neighborhood’s feral cat population has suddenly, inexplicably declined.
Where I live, coyotes are unofficial animal control officers and black bears enforce the “Secure Your Garbage” regulations.
The system works.
“Anyway, whats up with the coyote population?”
‘Yotes are the ultimate survivors. They improvise, adapt and overcome, as they say. They’ve learned to live around civilization, and can live wherever people are. 150 years ago they were only in the southwestern US and Mexico. Now I believe they are in all lower 48 states, plus Canada and Alaska.
I once saw a coyote run across the interstate in front of me. He looked left when he crossed my lanes, then looked right when he crossed the other side.
We have one here in Southern DE in my community.
He likes rabbits.
If anyone has ever been to South America you’ll see stray dogs all over the place use crosswalks. They even look both ways. Or. If a biped is waiting the cross the dogs wait with the biped until it is safe to cross.
Dittos to that system! Both of those animals are all over up here.
“He’s the hairy handed gent that’s been overheard in Kent and lately he’s been heard in Mayfair”
I’ve seen that behavior.
yeah they go after cats and small dogs just as easy as anything else small and furry.
may appear to be cute and tame but it’s a real problem. another case of fedgov and ecofreaks forcing their “zero common sense toleration” on all of us. I wish we could just round up the bureaucrats and gaia nuts and stick them in a cage with the coyotes and see how their policies work for them. Let em try to sing to the coyotes not to eat them.
We’ve always bought our dogs, but I DO like the idea of a lease. What’s the monthly rate? Is there a significant residual value?
My daughters and I found a remarkable stray on Ilha Grande, an island off the coast of Brazil. In the town of Vila do Abraão, this guy could perfectly play the part of beggar. He would approach you on a park bench, plaintively put one paw up on your knee, and, I swear, a tear would roll down his cheek until you fed him. What an actor!
These coyotes come across the GG bridge at night. Free food in the city. Corresponds with the flyers on the poles-missing dogs/cats.
Just so you don’t lose a bar bet, it’s Wile E. Coyote...not Wiley Coyote.
LOL...I never made the connection the lost dog/cat posters. But, now that I consider that, you’re right!
Why? Are you auditioning? You can play the fool in the corner, pointy hat and all.
I don’t understand. Apparently you seem to NEED to come out with the snide remark. Have you so little in your life that your first reaction to something is to be nasty?
I didn’t mean that to be snide at all.
I get some unprovoked attacks every once in a while. I always have and I think, sometimes, that it's a part of this site.
Sometimes, I'm just PLAIN WRONG. And this is one of those times. Again, my apologies. Now I know that you're one of the good guys--the majority.