Aggressive coyotes proceed to be an issue in Vancouver’s greatest park.
A person visiting Stanley Park was bitten on the leg by a coyote whereas standing by the totem poles, close to the Brockton Oval, shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday.
The Conservation Officer Service stated the person obtained a “minor puncture wound.”
Officers instantly responded to the incident however didn’t discover the coyote.
Lady bit by aggressive coyote in Vancouver’s Stanley Park
There have been various incidents involving coyotes within the park not too long ago.
There have been at the very least 18 identified biting incidents since December 2020, in accordance with the Stanley Park Ecology Society.
Whereas many of the ensuing accidents have been minor, one lady was left with severe harm to her leg and a six-month rehabilitation process.
The society and conservation officers consider the assaults are a results of animals which have been habituated to people as a result of persons are feeding them.
Aggressive coyote encounters ought to be reported to the RAPP line at 1-877-952-7277.
-with recordsdata from Simon Little
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