New York City is Getting Even Wilder

Coyote
Image Credit: Yellowstone National Park

Coyotes have been prowling around New York City’s parks, according to NYC’s Department of Parks and Recreation. The Parks Department said along with an increase in wildlife such as squirrels, geese and eagles, they have now discovered coyotes breeding in Van Cortlandt and Pelham Bay parks in the Bronx. Urban park rangers with the Department say the population of coyotes in the city — and the state — has been expanding. In fact, they expect to see an increase in coyote numbers in the future since the city has less pollution and ample food sources available to wildlife.

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