Coyote Encounter

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On an awesome Thanksgiving Day ride up and over Griffith Park, I encountered this healthy looking specimen of coyote padding along Mt Hollywood Drive in the opposite direction, and I dutifully turned around and pedaled after it given what appeared to be an apparent habituation to humans. I chase and yell because I love and because fearlessness to us humans will get a coyote kilt.

Timelapse video of the ride forthcoming (of which this is a still), but it’s huge and taking forever to upload to YouTube.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."