Seen Around Lamorinda: Mr. Coyote Dines Al Fresco

Perhaps you guys can come up with a suitable caption for this little scenario, played out in Moraga recently and captured by reader Damian Penney.


Patcher Damian Penney was out and about in Moraga Sunday when he came across this wildlife tableau and had the presence of mind to snap a picture for us all.

"Spotted this guy yesterday on Rheem Blvd (he's to the left of the two
nervous looking cows)," Damian wrote. "He'd trotted down from the houses on Birchwood Drive."

Thanks, Damian. The look this guy is giving that cow is timeless...

Lissa Sorensen March 19, 2012 at 09:17 PM
Target Cow: "You come another step closer FuzzBall and I'm going to open up a can of WhoopCow on you!"
DanglingParticiple March 19, 2012 at 09:37 PM
Excuse me. Which way to the dog park?
Brad Katkowsky March 19, 2012 at 09:58 PM
"Pardon me, but you'd be good with a little Grey Poupon."
CJ March 19, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Shon Sherwood March 20, 2012 at 02:23 AM
Yuuuuuummm one less reason to visit San Diego.
X March 20, 2012 at 03:30 AM
Their sandwiches are lame. But the milkshakes are terrific.
X March 20, 2012 at 03:33 AM
It will also be conveniently located in the same building as 24 Hour Fitness so you can eat fast food & then work out. Or, the other way around. Shon - Why San Diego? Unless it closed, there's one in Fairfield. Seems much closer.
Eileen March 20, 2012 at 04:46 AM
"I like my steak so raw that you can still hear it moo-ing in the pasture."
Ed Sharp March 20, 2012 at 08:43 AM
Yo quiero taco bell
El Cucuy March 20, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Coyote season? I saw one trotting down Rheem yesterday morning.
c5 March 20, 2012 at 01:33 PM
tempting, but i'm on a diet.....
Louise Benvenue March 20, 2012 at 03:03 PM
The coyotes come into my yard all the time. They eat the crab apples on the ground. If my dog is about, they run like the wind. My dog weighs 80 pounds. I'd say the coyotes weight 40, soaking wet. There's no way a coyote would take on a cow.
Jon Chambers March 20, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Where's the beef? From Wikipedia: "Later in 1984, Nashville songwriter and DJ Coyote McCloud wrote and performed a hit song entitled "Where's the Beef?" as a promotion for Wendy's restaurants' famous advertising campaign featuring Clara Peller." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where's_the_beef%3F "Coyote" McCloud? Just a coincidence? Perhaps not!
gavilan March 20, 2012 at 04:14 PM
I don't care if my doc did say the wild turkeys were better for me and need to be thinned out anyway. I'm going for the RED meat!
The Merry One March 20, 2012 at 04:24 PM
These posts have been hysterically funny! Thanks for the laughs, everyone. BTW, we used to have one of these critters show up every once in a while to sleep on our back deck. As soon as it caught sight of our German Shepherd it would take off.
Tony Rodriguez March 20, 2012 at 04:25 PM
The other grass-fed beef suppliers always wondered how Wile E. Beef kept its labor costs so low.
Tim Davis March 20, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Please, make it stop. I find myself checking this thread about five times a day now. I just wish I could come up with something as funny....
Zoe Claire March 20, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Best Punsters so far: Tony, Brad, Chris, and Bryan aka Gary Larson. Just saying Grey Poupon makes me chuckle.
Dave March 20, 2012 at 05:27 PM
What choo lookin' at, Canis?
theresa March 20, 2012 at 06:31 PM
this was the shot the photographer got. there are two other shots missed (before and after): the two cows and coyote are hanging out, chatting it up, asking each other about their families and the latest lamorinda gossip about the massage parlors.
theresa March 20, 2012 at 06:31 PM
(with a tip of the hat to gary larson -- one of his strips had a bunch of cows standing on their back two legs by the side of the road, one yells "car," and they all drop to their four legs, chewing grass, then return to their chatting after the car passes.)
AJ March 20, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Beef...it's what's for dinner...
DanglingParticiple March 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM
Santorumentum. It's sweeping the nation.
DanglingParticiple March 21, 2012 at 01:02 AM
I'm Casey Kasem. A listener from Lamorinda writes... Dear Casey. My senior year of high school, I fell in love with someone I couldn't have. You see. I'm a coyote and she was a cow. It never would have worked but we were so madly in love. The night of graduation her parents whisked her away to a cattle ranch in Montana and I never got a chance to say goodbye. I've spent years wondering if she ever thinks about her coyote hunk in Lamorinda. Casey, just in case she's listening, it sure would mean a lot to me if you'd play "Endless Love" for Bessie, my girlfriend, the Cow. Signed, CoyoteButtLonely. Alright. CoyoteButt here's your long distance dedication.
Dan Perkins March 21, 2012 at 04:41 AM
lol :) Love it!
Tina Chambers March 21, 2012 at 02:52 PM
Mooooove along and no one has to get hurt.
baseball paul March 21, 2012 at 10:36 PM
I would prefer veal. where are your children?
newswatch March 22, 2012 at 04:52 PM
This is familiar scene at my horse pasture as well.
John K. March 24, 2012 at 10:53 PM
"Ok guys we got him right where we want him, steak for dinner for all of us..guys? guys where'd you go?? Uh-oh"
Dr, Undertaker March 25, 2012 at 07:00 AM
Fresh Meat.


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