Animal activist blast North Carolina coyote hunting tournament

ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) — Animal rights activist are blasting a popular coyote tournament in North Carolina, saying the killing is tearing apart coyote families and creating orphans.

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Coyote Hazing After 19 People Are Bitten in Montreal

Never underestimate a coyote.

Over the last century, these intelligent, highly adaptive omnivores have managed to flourish across the United States and in each Canadian province. But their expansion into urban areas has presented a dilemma: How can humans and coyotes coexist peacefully?

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Off-duty officer throttles coyote during playground attack

THORNWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty police officer jumped on a coyote and throttled it as the animal attacked a girl on a suburban New York playground, leaving the child with an arm bite that required a rabies shot, stiches and antibiotics.

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Rutland ma man relives backyard battle with ‘monster coyote

RUTLAND, Mass. – A Rutland man believes an “old technique” from his wrestling days in high school and a knife allowed him to turn the tables on a coyote in his backyard.
It happened on Wednesday night around 8:30 p.m. on Glenwood Road.
Brian Hutchins had just ventured out his back door to corral his chickens into their coop.
This time, however, he had woken up from a nap and had to take care of his chickens in the dark. The 49-year-old believes it would’ve turned out differently if he didn’t have his knife in his pocket.
“It wanted to kill me and I’m like ‘no, that’s not happening,’” he said.
As the wounded animal retreated into the woods, Hutchins was able to get a better look. He describes it as the biggest coyote he’s ever seen.

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Hunter shoots, kills dog he mistook for coyote

MOUNT BRADDOCK, Pa. —
A Fayette County, Pennsylvania, man charged with shooting a woman’s pet dog after mistaking it for a coyote has posted bail and is out of jail.
Pennsylvania State Police said Justin Hall, 18, stood in a room on the second floor of his home and fired a shotgun at a dog that he thought was a coyote, according to the criminal complaint.

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MANGY COYOTE DEVOURS A CAT ALL THE WAY TO ITS HEAD IN HOLLYWOOD

Well, that’s not something you see every day. This seriously mangy coyote found a quick meal smack dab in the middle of Hollywood in broad daylight.
It takes one glance to notice something isn’t quite right with this coyote. As mangy as they come, the predator makes his way through the Hollywood streets and has no fear of human interaction, which is odd and scary in itself.

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