Source: Business Insider
An especially rare, and friendly, black coyote had been mingling among dogs and humans in Georgia for months, CNN reported. Researchers at the Atlanta Coyote Project had set out on a quest to find and trap her. The coyote ended up striking up a close friendship with a local great Pyrenees, and their bond helped the researchers track the animal down. Carmine the coyote is now living in a wildlife sanctuary and researchers are trying to determine why she is so friendly. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories . Researchers in Georgia had been trying to track down a rare black coyote for months. Then the group got a call from a local woman who said the animal had become friends with her great Pyrenees, Ruth Bader, and was visiting her house every day. “They would chase each other, play on the pool cover, gently wrestling or nap side by side,” Ruth Bader’s human, Vanessa Prior, told CNN. After posting a video of the dog and coyote playing together on Facebook, a friend suggested Prior call a pet rescue center.