Are roaming coyotes the new black bears?

KENT — The coyote population is growing in Connecticut, and area residents are going to need to learn to live in peace with them. That was the message in a talk Dec. 1 by Paul Colburn, a wildlife conservationist with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).  

In his talk at Kent Town Hall on Eastern Coyotes he spoke of the importance of learning to cohabitate with the animals, so that we protect ourselves and so we can learn to enjoy them safely. 

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