Coyote spotted in Oak Park

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Warren Jepson snapped these photos of a coyote wandering around the 800 block of Lyman in Oak Park Thursday morning.

Oak Park may be the next site for a study by the Urban Wildlife Institute of Lincoln Park Zoo that targets urban carnivores in a long-term attempt to facilitate better relations with their human neighbors.

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Aaron Stigger  

Posted: November 21st, 2011 10:44 PM

Just saw one 10 minutes ago on Scoville and Superior. Full size for a coyote, light grey like the first pic above.

Diane from Oak Park  

Posted: May 13th, 2011 1:50 PM

Whoa! Hide your puppies, kittens, (food bowls) - and babies?

Walking Dog on Van Buren from Oak Park  

Posted: April 11th, 2011 10:05 AM

Around 7:30am Coyote ran down middle of Van Buren heading east from Ridgeland. Called police as it headed towards Longfellow school.

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