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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COYOTE TRIPLE KILL WITH A BOW IS IMPRESSIVE STUFF

This hunter uses a lip squeak to draw the coyotes into range and makes some good shots when he is given the opportunity.
As coyotes expand their range, hunters looking to see more deer need to do their part in controlling these predators. In the southeast United States, only 25% of deer fawns live to three months of age and coyotes are the number one killer of fawns.

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Woman mauled by coyote in Jefferson County

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (AP) —
Authorities are on the hunt for a possibly rabid coyote that mauled a Pennsylvania woman, leaving her badly wounded and “drenched in blood.”
Brookville borough police say a night shift employee of an assisted living community was attacked around midnight Sunday while she was walking in the area. The Courier Express reports the animal attacked her from a nearby bush, biting her numerous times.

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9-nine-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote outside of her home in North Carolina

A 9-nine-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote outside of her home in North Carolina.On Thursday evening, the animal approached Madilyn Fowler on her porch, leaving her with minor injuries, including scratches on her bottom,

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