“Hunting: The Other Side of the Coin”
By Kevin Bixby
Featured Image (c) laura c carlson, Canid Collapse, graphite, watercolor, and
mulberry ink, 2020
In late December 2014, I received a call from a friend. He and his wife had made a gruesome
discovery while exploring the desert outside of Las Cruces. They had stumbled upon the bodies of
39 dead coyotes.
I knew what had happened.