Coyote Attack in Our Backyard

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.

Read the full story here.

Some past posts about coyotes:

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One comment on “Coyote Attack in Our Backyard
  1. Jeff Morneweck says:

    Yes, I understand the New Jersey Game Commission has been stocking coyotes, in an effort to reduce the over-population of toddlers. The article didn’t mention it, but I heard that someone saw a “NJGC” ear tag on that coyote.

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