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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Public Safety Announcement -- Coyotes

The Ormond Beach Police Department has been notified on several occasions of a coyote sighting on the beachside of the city. Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservative Commission, coyotes are found throughout Florida and have been documented in all 67 counties. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservative Commission has a webpage titled “Living with Coyotes”. It provides citizens with information on how to protect themselves and their pets from coyotes. The link to the webpage is at the bottom of this press release.

The Ormond Beach Police Department urges its’ citizens not to approach coyotes and keep a close eye on your smaller pets.

If you are experiencing coyote problems, please contact the FWC’s Wildlife Alert at 888-404-FWCC (3922) or your nearest FWC regional office:

Ocala: 352-732-1225

http://myfwc.com/conservation/you-conserve/wildlife/coyotes/

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