News: Coyotes

A news report from Florida notes recent conflicts between coyotes and pets.
Coyotes occasionally attack people, especially small children. Last month a coyote bit a fourteen-month-old girl in a park in Chino Hills, California. Here’s the story from the LA Times. A few days later, at nearby Lake Arrowhead, a coyote seized another toddler by the head and neck and attempted to drag her away. Officials shot the coyote responsible for this second attack and were able to prove they had the right animal with DNA tests. Here's the story from the local newspaper.



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