Fifty feet away, just where open land tumbled into kudzu, a large, shaggy, mottled, gray canine was devouring the carcass of some small animal.
Certainly not a fox, which are the size of cats or lapdogs.
Nor a wolf. Wolves are not resident in Maryland, according to Harry Spiker, Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ man on big furbearing mammals.
Likely it was a coyote. In Fairhaven.
“We’ve got coyotes statewide,” Spiker told me. “They’re good at not...