Wildlife spotted in Orlando and surrounding areas

Coyotes have been invading Orlando recently and have been causing problems for local residents. People have been warning others about the nuisance animals and urging them to keep their pets inside. Urban coyotes have been a problem for cities all over America and Orlando is just one of the latest to become host to the smart animals. Cats and small dogs are especially at risk for being attacked by a coyote if left unattended.

Coyotes were also spotted in Ormond Beach, just north east of Orlando. Local city officials have issued warnings and tips to keep residents and their pets safe, especially at night. The police department states residents should not approach, instead they should contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. They also urge you to be conscious of any food you leave out or garbage and stress that people not feed the animals if they see them.

For more information on coyotes and removal, contact Nuisance Wildlife Marshals.

Wily coyotes invade Orlando

Unfortunately, cat-eating coyotes are an increasingly prevalent thing in Central Florida.

So many family felines have vanished lately in Orlando that people have taken to putting up signs that say “Coyote Warning: Keep Pets Inside.”

It’s sage advice, because coyotes are now all over America, running through the streets of Los Angeles, exploring neighborhoods in Chicago and making homes in New York’s Central Park. Read more

Summary: Coyotes have been invading Orlando recently and have been causing problems for local residents. People have been warning others about the nuisance animals and urging them to keep their pets inside.

Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Coyotes spotted in Ormond Beach

Several residents have reported seeing coyotes in Ormond Beach lately, prompting city officials Thursday to remind the community about essential safety tips.

Coyotes are known to dwell in every part of Florida. They can pose a danger to people and pets who are not aware of how to protect themselves.

The Ormond Beach Police Department says citizens should not approach coyotes and they should keep an eye on their smaller pets. See more

Summary: Local city officials have issued warnings and tips to keep residents and their pets safe after coyotes were spotted in Ormond Beach. Residents should not approach the animals and should contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.