High Sierra News: Coyote with Head in Plastic Jar Captured

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 07 March 2018


"Lucky" recovered, and released!

Ms. Jarhead Coyote returned to the wild,
Mountain Democrat, March 7, 2017.


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"Feeling Lucky?"

Captured Coyote with Head in Plastic Jar Recovering

Coyote update,
Mountain Democrat, February 12, 2018.

I'd name that Coyote, "Lucky," only half-ironically.

That "canine" has to be the un-luckiest dog ever, getting its head stuck, and the luckiest to be subquently spotted and captured, to un-stick its head from its plastic bottle prison.

I don't deride Coyote for having its head stuck in a bottle, as I've got mine stuck up my own, "bottle," most of the time, except the rare times I manage to, "pull it out!"

Don't get me started on the rest of "us..."

Is this the luckiest, or un-luckiest Coyote ever?  That is the Question. Hummm... Personally, I'll always go with the ending of the story, which is pretty damn lucky. That Coyote's "trail name" is now, offically, "Lucky." Which brings up the underlying theme to this interesting tail (Yeah), that the same thing that threatened that Coyote's head in the first place, "Lucky's" head, was human trash. What saved 'ol "Lucky" was human kindness.

I fear the perception of our kindness hides the reality that Nature has already drowned in the oceans of waste we have already spewed into the forests, skies, and waters of our planet, and we are observing the mere remnants of once-profound eco-systems.

'Ol "Lucky" is lucky to have made it this far.

Most have not survived us. Less every day.





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