Coyotes, The Lesser Dogs of Winter

Many overlook the Coyote, as Yellowstone's "lesser dogs of winter," but they are beautiful creatures, who are more than worthy of a few photographs.
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Many overlook the Coyote, as Yellowstone's "lesser dogs of winter," but they are beautiful creatures, who are more than worthy of a few photographs.

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A Coyote (Canis latrans) makes his way along the Gardiner River in Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 7D and 400/2.8L IS II in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 4/3 at ISO400, f/4.5, and 1/640 of a second. The camera was handheld.

Below, A Coyote (Canis latrans) makes his way through deep snow along Pebble Creek in Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 7D and 400/2.8L IS II in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 4/3 at ISO400, f/4.5, and 1/320 of a second. The camera was resting on a beanbag.

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