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Telegraph Hill’s Frequently Sighted Coyote Can Teach Us a Lesson

Tuesday, 20 October 2015.

Telegraph Hill’s Frequently Sighted Coyote Can Teach Us a Lesson

On Monday, a KPIX reporter published a sighting that many Telegraph Hill residents have been familiar with for a few months now: A coyote roaming around Coit Tower, seemingly not intimidated by human presence.

Coyotes have been present on Telegraph hill even before this healthy looking young female appeared, but sightings were rare. Coyotes are naturally wary of people and when they share an environment with us they are mostly active at dusk and dawn. They are masters at laying low and when they hide during the day you simply don’t get to see them.

So what happened to this coyote that altered her behavior?