Coexisting with coyotes in LA

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A wild coyote is seen in early morning light at Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park near Los Angeles and Simi Valley. Photo by Shutterstock.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates that 250,000 to 750,000 coyotes exist statewide. They’ve been adapting to urban life and have become increasingly tolerant — and less afraid or respectful — of their human neighbors. KCRW gets tips on what to do if a coyote gets too close to you or your home.

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