Friday, March 28, 2014

Coyote Attacks Woman Walking Dog in Rockland County, NY

A woman says she was attacked by a coyote while walking her dog in Rockland County Tuesday morning. The 52-year-old woman was walking her dog on Greywood Drive in Orangeburg at about 7 a.m. when she said a coyote approached and attacked her, biting her on the leg. The woman took off her jacket during the attack and used it to try to shield herself against the coyote. She then ran to a neighbor's home for refuge. The coyote ran into a backyard, where it was shot and killed by an Orangetown police officer, authorities say. The woman told police the coyote appeared to be more focused on attacking her, not her dog. The dog was not hurt...more

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