Urban Coyotes? Blow 'Em Away.

Boston.com columnist Alex Beam suggests one way to handle urban coyotes.

With a recent report of coyote sightings in Boston and the nearby suburbs, one Boston.com columnist has offered a suggestion on how to deal with these sometimes-urban wild animals.

Columnist Alex Beam mentions Brookline, Newton, and a number of other local communities in a column, "They shoot coyotes, don't they?" posted today on Boston.com.

In the article, Beam makes reference to a in which a citizen spotted a coyote in her driveway. Earlier in 2011, a number of other about with these creatures.

In October, a coyote made news in West Roxbury for his .

Karie Kirkpatrick January 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM
I was walking home late one night (around 1 a.m.), and I could hear the coyotes howling in the Forest Hills Cemetery. They sounded quite close to the Wachusett St. side. It was surprising how loud they were. It was really cool albeit a bit spooky!
Kosta Demos January 11, 2012 at 03:57 PM
A pack of coyotes has frequented Forest Hills for years, now, without incident. Alex needs to get a grip.
Ken Pope January 11, 2012 at 07:37 PM
As someone who takes early morning walks in the cemetery, I've seen the coyotes a few times. They're quite impressive. I'd counter Beam's article by suggesting that instead of shooting the coyotes perhaps we should starting thinning the gene pool of humanity by getting rid of uber-stupid journalists - beginning with the author of that article.
Maura January 12, 2012 at 02:08 AM
he's such a cranky pants that Alex.


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