are easily frightened through harassment methods but
will quickly become emboldened and a nuisance if
Residents should clap hands, bang pots, use whatever
is available to make noise and frighten them off
It is important to remember that coyote have a
fairly large home range.
A single family unit can be seen and thereby cause
problems in several municipalities. Removal of
food sources and destruction of denning
opportunities are necessary steps in reducing
coyote/human interactions and problems.
Their main natural diet consists of rodents,
rabbits, and other small mammals.
As they are opportunistic feeders, they will eat
human garbage, carrion, cat/dog food left outside,
and even feral cats or small dogs if available.
As coyote are ubiquitous throughout all 21 NJ
Counties, elimination or relocation is not
Therefore, the ultimate solution requires your
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