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Coyote Sighting at Norwood Park

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Coyote Sighting at Norwood Park

Letter-Coyote Sighting-Norwood Park

October 13, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,

A Coyote has been reported being seen near our school. Animal Control, through the City of Hamilton, has been notified.

I wanted to share this information with you as a precaution and remind you of what to do if you encounter a coyote.

According to the City of Hamilton’s website, if you or your children encounter a coyote, please take the following steps to protect yourself:

  • Stay calm if a coyote approaches you and wait until they move on.
  • Shout, clap your hands together or make a loud noise to scare coyotes away.
  • Tell your children to stay away from coyotes and other wildlife.
  • Call Animal Services at 905-574-3433 to report injured or dead wildlife.

More information about what you can do about coyotes in the area can be found at the City of Hamilton’s website at https://www.hamilton.ca/animals-pets/wildlife/coyotes.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 905.575.9808.


Rhonda Moules

Updated on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
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