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Re: [OM] Of Alaska, Photography, and Work

Subject: Re: [OM] Of Alaska, Photography, and Work
From: <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2019 18:57:02 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
     Good thing I mentioned Mayans and Native Americans, or it could have been 
embarrassing.  The spirit of my long deceased dog would not be happy with that.

>
>Coyotes were first encountered by the ancestors of today's Native Americans 
>thousands of years ago. If you meant "first encountered by white people" 
>then that happened 300 years before Lewis and Clark when the Spanish 
>encountered the Coyote in the early 1500s.
>
>>
>>         Interesting article.  Coyotes were first encountered by Lewis & 
>>Clark, and they have been a significant part of Native American and Mayan 
>>folklore.  They have been moving eastward as they are forced out of their 
>>historical range, and have been cross-breeding with various species of 
>>wolves along the way.
>>  
>>         They are neither dogs nor wolves, but are instead more closely 
>>related to the Golden Jackal of north Africa and southern Europe.  For a 
>>detailed rundown on coyotes, you can't do better than the book "Coyote 
>>America" by Dan Flores (ISBN 978-0-465-05299-8).
>>    
>>         Many years ago I had a dog that was a coyote half-breed.  He 
>>had the overall size and outline (large tail and ears, lanky legs) of a 
>>coyote and the pelt markings of a Golden Shepard.  Damned good outdoors dog.
>


Chris

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro 
     - Hunter S. Thompson

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