The Pearl


what does coyotito mean, what is the irony related to this parable

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Coyotito means "little coyote." This is ironic because the tracker who shoots Coyotito thinks that it is a baby coyote crying, but it is actually Coyotito crying in the cave. The trackers shoots at the cave, thinking he is shooting at the coyote, but he actually shoots and kills Coyotito.