Now I know why they call him the trickster!! And no wonder the coyote is such a survivor in the modern American wilderness and suburbia:
When a brother and sister struck a coyote at 75mph they assumed they had killed the animal and drove on.
They didn’t realise this was the toughest creature ever to survive a hit-and-run.
Eight hours, two fuel stops, and 600 miles later they found the wild animal embedded in their front fender – and very much alive.
Read the whole story at the Daily Mail link above, or check out the pictures below the fold. And the next time you hit some small critter on the highway, it might behoove you to stop and look into and under your fender, just in case said critter is hanging on:
You just might find such a surprise inside:
This survivor appears to have had a fairly happy ending, having survived the 75 mph encounter with the Honda Fit without even a broken bone:
The coyote even escaped from the rescue center three days later and is presumably out regaling its mates with quite the tale of adventure on the high roads!