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Ossining Coyote Warning

Police & officials are warning residents about coyotes in our area.

Coyotes have been seen in the Ossining Area and are becoming part of the local wildlife.

Please take the following precautions recommended by the USDA and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

  • If pets are left outside, make sure they are supervised.
  • Do not leave small children unattended and playing in the yard.
  • Cover garbage and do not leave food outside.

If a Coyote approaches you, try to appear as aggressive as you can and attempt to deter its presence. Do not run from the animal; maintain eye contact and move to an area of activity.

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Amy Gardiner April 16, 2012 at 09:38 PM
As I am sad they are more prevalent in suburbia due to habitat loss, I hope to think they will be useful in curtailing the deer population.

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