Originally Posted by Huntanglergirl
pretty much in every picture the buck has his mouth open, i think they ran him down to the point where he couldn't keep running then stood his ground and it kinda seems like he was using the camera flash to watch his back, which would explain not leaving that and i believe that though you could only see two coyotes in the frame at once there may have been more to hold him in that area. thats my 2 cents at least
I agree as well... I'm guessing there are anywhere between 5-10 coyotes surrounding that deer. They ran him down and they struck at his most vulnerable spot (rear end). Coyotes are smart creatures, they know they can out last a deer in a foot race. They'll run them until they get tired and then attack.
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