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Coyotes Kill Woman Hiker in Cape Breton Highlands NP

Postby Mark Doiron » Wed Oct 28, 2009 8:09 pm

MSNBC news article here. My prayers are with her family and friends. --mark d.
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Postby Arthur Digbee » Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:55 pm

Wow, very tragic. To my knowledge, this is only the second such fatality in the last 100 years.
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Postby MoapaPk » Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:03 pm

The eastern coyote is generally 25-50% larger than western coyote, and supposedly more aggressive. In the early 70s, there were lots of reports of eastern coyote standoffs with humans.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massac ... dartmouth/
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Postby mills » Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:16 pm

Shocking news ! why do coyotes attack humans ? condolances to the family :(
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Interesting

Postby dfrancom » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:33 pm

It must be the larger size because coyotes around the lower 48 don't do much besides run away from you. Very sad!
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