Why not remove coyotes from cities?
  • Previous efforts to remove coyotes in other North American cities have failed.
  • Conventional lethal control measures used to remove coyotes from cities have included live trapping and euthanasia, neck and leg snaring, poisoning, and shooting.
  • These measures can pose serious health and safety risks when used in proximity to people and their pets. Additionally, coyotes are clever and perceptive and very quickly learn to avoid traps and snares.
  • Removing individual coyotes or groups of coyotes only leaves a vacancy for others to fill.

Source: https://www.alberta.ca/coyotes.aspx

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1. Why do we see coyotes in the city?
2. Why not remove coyotes from cities?
3. What is being done about coyotes in the city?
4. How can I reduce the chances of coyotes returning to my neighbourhood?
5. What should I do if I see a coyote?
6. What should I teach my child about coyotes?
7. Why do coyotes visit schoolyards?
8. Is it normal to see coyotes in packs?
9. Is it typical to see coyotes during the day?