Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The village website is currently featuring a public service announcement that tells residents how to stay safe around the aggressive animals.
Coyotes made headlines last week for their increasingly aggressive behavior in the western suburbs — but there are also coyotes in Frankfort. Frankfort Community Television recently produced “Coyotes Among Us,” a short public service announcement that teaches residents how best to address the coyote presence in the village. The PSA is currently featured on the village website. The video explains how residents can prevent coyotes from coming near their homes and how to deter a coyote, should you encounter one. The PSA also identifies the signs that a coyote has been in your yard, as well as information about who to contact to learn more about coyotes. Click here to watch “Coyotes Among Us." Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that a pack broke a door trying to get at dogs in suburban Riverside.
Have you heard that eerie howl or scream in the night? It's likely a coyote. It could be digging into your garbage or on the prowl for easy prey. But while they are not aggressive towards people, they can go after small animals, especially if food is scarce. That seems to be exactly what happened in Riverside, a western suburb of Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that a pack broke an exterior door of a residence while chasing down a dog that had been outside. Riverside Police Sgt Bill Guts chick said in the Sun-Times story "in his 25 years on duty, this was the first time he’s heard of coyotes trying to get into a home while chasing a pet." This time last year, a couple in New Lenox reported that coyotes nearly killed a couple of…
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