A resident spooked a coyote Dec. 19 on the 1400 block of South Chapel Avenue in Alhambra. "It ran northbound on Chapel past Valley Blvd," said Yvette Reyes. "We both looked at each other, then I made some noise and it took off running. Please be aware."
Another coyote tried to attack a dog on Nov. 28 in Monterey Park. "Coyote tried to attack my dog near the corner of Ridgeside and Wandering Dr. around 8:30 p.m. tonight," wrote Kim Lee.
If you see a coyote and sense immediate danger, you should call 9-1-1, according to the city of Alhambra website. You can also call the California Department of Fish and Game at (909) 484-0167 to report a coyote or obtain more information. The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care will also respond if a coyote is acting aggressively or is trapped, injured, or dead. Animal Care can be reached at (562) 940-6898.
Below is a map of reported coyote sightings. The red icons represent spottings within the last six months.
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