San Francisco Coyotes: Welcome Wildlife or Dangerous Menace?

courtesy of The Huffington Post
by Robin Hindery

Armed with a camera and a sturdy pair of boots, Janet Kessler spends most of her days roaming through lush parklands in pursuit of some of San Francisco’s most unlikely inhabitants – the city’s increasingly visible population of coyotes.

“They are my passion,” said Kessler, a 35-year San Francisco resident who has been observing and photographing coyotes in four city parks. “It’s this contradiction of an urban, settled environment and wild animals, and I find it thrilling.”

Wildlife researchers estimate that about a dozen coyotes live in San Francisco, with the first sighting in decades reported in 2001 in the Presidio, a federal park and residential neighborhood located on the city’s northern tip.

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