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Hamilton Conservation Authority issues coyote warning

A coyote warning has been issued by the Hamilton Conservation Authority, asking pet owners to keep their dogs on leashes. HCA

A coyote warning has been issued by the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA).

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It says coyotes have been sighted recently in some conservation areas. The HCA is reminding pet owners to keep their dogs on leashes and not to feed or approach the animals.

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It adds that although it is not within a coyote’s nature to confront humans, continuous threats and antagonism brought on by unleashed dogs can agitate a coyote and cause them to become aggressive with the dog to protect themselves and
their territory.

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