Nature and its wildlife are under siege. We also are witnessing a new generation of children who regard the outdoors as “a place that doesn’t get Wi-Fi.”
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – San Francisco Animal Care and Control says it has seen has an increased number of calls from citizens about coyote sightings. On Wednesday night, it partnered with a wildlife expert along with SF Recreation and Parks Department to hold a community meeting to address concerns and educate the public at the County fair building in Golden Gate Park.
There has been an uptick in the number of coyote sightings in Beverly as of late, prompting the city to host an educational presentation about that very subject. John Maguranis, a Massachusetts representative of Project Coyote, led the conversation and covered a number of topics, including behaviors, diet and how humans and pets should coexist with the animals.
BEVERLY — Coyotes are a maximum of 45 pounds and live just four to five years. These are just a couple of the things John Maguranis, a representative for Project Coyote told city residents who showed up to his informative talk about coyotes.
BEVERLY, MA — Cove resident Chris Young was in his car with his dog, Sadie, when he saw what looked like a large dog walk through his yard. Then he did a double-take — it was a coyote.
The recent article in the Union Leader about coyote baiting lifts the curtain on the world of coyote killing. In this recreational activity, a hunter can leave bait such as the dead pigs and chickens mentioned. Coyotes scavenge whatever they can, and unwittingly become target practice for the waiting shooter.