People of Northwest Public Radio
Around the Nation
Mon October 29, 2012
Re-Educating Coyotes To Fear Humans In Mass.
Coyotes have moved into the Boston suburb of Belmont, Mass. The Boston Globe says they've lost their fear of humans because people feed them. So, Belmont is training volunteers for coyote hazing. Their job is to harass coyotes — shouting at them, throwing objects their way, even squirting them with water hoses.