A toddler was attacked by a coyote in New Jersey. This could be the sign of more confrontations with coyotes.
Playing in the backyard of his home Friday with his 22-month-old nephew, 11-year-old Ryan Palludan thought the animal that bolted into the yard just before dark was a deer.
But when it grabbed little Liam Sadler in its jaws, Palludan instinctively sprang into action, yelling and kicking at the attacker, which was later determined to be a coyote.
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