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Coyote bites woman on Marin County beach near San Francisco

Sep. 18, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was hospitalized this week after a coyote bit her leg on a beach north of San Francisco that is part of a recreational area where there has been an increase in interactions between humans and wildlife, authorities said. The woman told park rangers the coyote was acting...

Kansas approves coyote hunts with lights, thermal imagining

Aug. 25, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Coyote hunters in Kansas will be able to use artificial light and thermal imaging equipment at night, beginning next year. The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commissioners voted last week to change regulations to allow the equipment. Matt Peek, a furbearer biologist for the agency,...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020, file photo, a coyote runs on the sidewalk in midtown Sacramento, Calif. Animal control officers in northern California have determined that a growing population of urban coyotes is likely the culprit behind multiple discoveries of mutilated animal corpses. Residents in Sacramento started reporting sightings of dead cats over the past few weeks, the Sacramento Bee reported Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Xavier Mascarenas/The Sacramento Bee via AP, File)

Urban coyotes likely behind mutilated animals in Sacramento

Aug. 6, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Animal control officers in northern California have determined that a growing population of urban coyotes is likely the culprit behind multiple discoveries of mutilated animal corpses. Residents in Sacramento started reporting sightings of dead cats over the past few weeks, the...

2 coyote attacks prompt California city to close trail

Jul. 25, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Two people were bitten by a coyote in two separate attacks on a Southern California trail on Saturday, authorities said. A woman told Mission Viejo's animal control officers she was jogging on the Jeronimo Open Space when a coyote bit her lower left calf, leaving four puncture...