Residents of East Longmeadow are being urged to be on alert after a person reported to police that he was chased by two coyotes whereas strolling his canine.
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Police mentioned the incident occurred on Nov. 11 within the space of Birchland Park Center College and Mapleshade Elementary College.
“That is only a reminder to make use of warning and concentrate on wildlife within the space,” police mentioned.
Massachusetts officers say in case you encounter a coyote in your yard or neighborhood, to strengthen the animal’s pure worry of people by making loud noises, spraying it with a hose, or tossing small objects close to it, and bodily chasing it away.
“The purpose is to scare the animal away, not harm it,” MassWildLife states on its web site. “Youngsters ought to calmly go away the world (don’t run) and discover an grownup to haze the coyote. By no means try to the touch, tame, or feed a wild animal.”
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