These Cape Cod coyotes are not afraid to take on larger dogs, reportedly taking on two labs and killing a boxer in the last few days. Hunting in packs and attacking rival canines in their territory, these coyotes are acting a lot like wolves.
WAREHAM (CBS) — Pet owners in Wareham have been told to keep a closer eye on their animals in the wake of what appears to have been a pair of attacks by a pack of coyotes.
Animal control officials in town got word last week of a boxer being attacked and killed by a group of three coyotes. Then, Monday morning, two Labradors were also attacked by a trio of coyotes, but the dogs were able to get away.
Another piece covering the coyote attacks on dogs in Wareham:
WAREHAM (Wicked Local)— Calls complaining of aggressive coyote behavior, particularly in the Swifts Beach area, have been increasing of late and include reports of a pack of three attacking and killing a boxer in the evening last week and attempting to attack two full-grown Labs this morning (Monday).
Animal Control Officer Cheryl A. Gorveatt-Dill said calls on aggressive coyote behavior, including a lack of fear of people, had been on the rise. She said there had also been calls on cats missing from the area…
Lately Cape Cod coyotes have become fearless of humans, and that’s a big problem…