Today I continue my quest in creating and posting one block a day of the fabulous That Town And Country Quilt by the lovely Susan-Claire Mayfield. This is day three hundred and thirty-six of that project.

This quilt block is a corner block. This means that there is a patch of grass in the lower left corner indicating the ground. The other corners are open. Against a blue salmon-patterned background is a dark green piece of fabric, and a tan salmon-patterned piece of fabric. The tan fabric is in the shape of a coyote. The coyote is detailed further with pen markings indicating the shape of the legs and furry tail. The coyote is howling, with its head going straight up and its mouth open.
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Howling coyotes will bring a chill late at night when you have young stock.

Coyotes are a very vocal branch of the canine family tree. Territorial, they mark their territory with urine. They mate for life and when pups are in the den both male and female care for the young.

Litter size is 4 to 7 pups arriving after a gestation period of 2 months. Although unusual, coyotes can mate with domestic dogs and wolves.

Coyotes are omnivores and excellent swimmers.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that coyotes are digitigrades; that means they walk on their toes.