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05.07.15 Liam Mathews

Even more than other parts of the city, Queens has a continuously growing immigrant population. The newest population boom, apparently, is coyotes, who have been spotted from Long Island City to Middle Village and most recently near LaGuardia Airport. A Postal Service employee noticed a lone coyote prowling a marshy area in East Elmhurst early […]

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04.29.15 Liam Mathews

Police captured another coyote Tuesday night, as will continue to happen every few days until there are too many coyotes to capture, and then the coyotes will start capturing us. The New York Post reports that this one was skulking in a backyard in Middle Village, Queens, and police took it down with a tranquilizer […]

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04.24.15 Liam Mathews

The Upper West Side coyote has grown more brazen, venturing out from the wooded parkland and into the middle of Riverside Drive Thursday night. NBC New York got footage of the coyote trotting down the street like a jogger who thinks he’s too fast for the sidewalk. This is now the third night this coyote […]

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04.22.15 Prachi Gupta

New York’s coyotes are straight up trolling us, now. Weeks after a coyote was spotted on a Long Island City rooftop and one was seen in Chelsea, a wild dog was seen in Riverside Park on Wednesday morning, CBS reports. The coyote was seen between 96th and 79th streets around 5 AM. Police went after […]

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04.21.15 Liam Mathews

On the night of April 19, Norwood, New Jersey resident Stephen Sinisi was attacked by a coyote while he walked his dog. The next day, CBS New York reports, animal control officers captured an aggressive coyote, but it was from a different pack, as the officers discovered two separate dens. Norwood is under siege from […]

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04.14.15 Liam Mathews

Just two weeks after a coyote was spotted on the roof of a bar in Long Island City, DNAinfo reports that police cornered and tranquilized a coyote that somehow ended up in the vicinity of 9th Avenue and West 28th Street on Tuesday morning. DNAinfo, who has video of the coyote in flight, quoted a […]

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03.31.15 Prachi Gupta

People passing by LIC Bar on Monday morning were in for a surprise when an apparent coyote was spotted on the rooftop of the establishment. DNAinfo reports that the animal was on the roof for over an hour, before heading to a paint factory nearby. “It got a little nervous and kind of hunkered down […]

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03.25.10 Bucky Turco

For some reason, coyotes in Harlem and Central Park almost seems normal at this point, but Tribeca? On Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD responded to a sighting and had the wily canine cornered, but like its buddy in Chelsea, managed to escape and is still at large. UPDATE: The coyote was safely taken into custody by […]

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02.08.10 Bucky Turco

In addition to a recent sighting in Central Park, coyotes have also been spotted roaming the streets of Manhattan, in front of Columbia University in particular. Three of the animals were reportedly seen on campus according to the Columbia Spectator and responding NYPD units confirmed the existence of at least one of the dog-like beasts. […]

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09.23.09 Bucky Turco

Normally, wolves would rather “persecute coyotes rather than breed with them,” but new DNA evidence suggests there’s a whole lot of interspecies banging going on in the Northeastern US, spawning a new animal classified as a “coywolf.” |Discovery| […]

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