Welcome to the CoyoteBytes website!
provides information to homeowners, land managers, agency personnel,
and others to help solve coyote-human conflicts, particularly
in urban and suburban areas.
This site was launched in September 2007, and initially it is being pilot-tested in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties in California. The ability of its data collection functions to receive reports on coyote incidents from outside this 3-county area will be expanded to other counties in California at a future time.
- Learn about urban coyotes,
- Report a coyote encounter or incident,
- View a map of coyote incidents in your area,
- Find links to more information about coyotes.
Coyotes in the News
Dog Foils Probable Coyote Attack on Island Girl, EastBayRI.com, Prudence Island, RI,
Coyote Chases 9-year-old Skier at Tahoe Resort, Reno Gazette-Journal,
Coyote Stalks, Attacks Dog Being Walked, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO,
Cat dukes it out with coyotes, wins, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, WA,
Coyotes killing pets in Marina, Del Rey Oaks, The Herald, Monterey, CA, 6/17/08.
A Line in the Sand: Humans, Wildlife in Harm's Way, Utah State Today Online News, 6/12/08.
Coyote attacks on pets not unusual, Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI, 6/8/08.
Hunters shoot aggressive coyotes in Presidio, San Francisco Chronicle, 6/6/08.
State verifies coyote killed is animal that tried to drag toddler, Press-Enterprise, Riverside CA, 6/2/08.
Scientists probe recent coyote attacks in California, Associated Press, 5/11/08.
Authorities issue warnings after another coyote attack, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario CA, 5/7/08
Authorities close Chino Hills park in wake of coyote attacks, Press-Enterprise, Riverside CA, 5/5/08
Paraplegic woman mauled by coyote while saving chihuahua. Arrow Lakes News, Nskup, B.C., Canada, 4/29/08
Coyotes attacking dogs in Shoal Creek area, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX, 3/24/08
Coyote attacks elicit increased awareness, preventative action, The Daily Texan, Austin, TX, 3/25/08
DOW: Feeding animals lifts risk, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO, 2/13/08
Wild animals on the prowl... several pets killed - The Daily Item, Lynn, MA, 1/29/08
Hounding People's Pets - Tucson Citizen, Tucson, AZ, 1/25/08
Coyote Bites Two in Park - Star-Tribune Online, Casper, Wyoming, 1/1/08
Coyote Attack Raises Questions - Daily Camera, Boulder, CO - 12/27/07
Coyote Attack Leaves Girl Afraid – Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Canada – 12/15/07
Award for Boy Who Fought Off Coyote – Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, AB, Canada – 11/17/07
Girl Home from Hospital After Animal Attack – Press Enterprise, Riverside, CA – 10/12/07
If a Coyote Comes Calling – Los Angeles Times, CA – 10/4/07
Police Record Coyote Sightings – Newszap.com, Paradise Valley, AZ – 10/1/07
Coyote Interactions Can Be Ugly – cbs2.com, Long Beach, CA – 5/18/07
Hungry Coyotes Are Urban Stalkers – East Valley Tribune, Phoenix, AZ – 5/4/07
Family Warns of Coyote Attacks – 9news.com, Denver, CO – 5/2/07
Man Treated for Rabies After Coyote Attack - Northern Life, Sudbury, ON, Canada - June 13, 2006