“Coyotes, raccoons and several other wildlife species can be very adaptable. These animals can flourish in urban parks and green spaces, including areas such as Central Park in New York City.
There are may greenways, power transmission lines, train tracks and other travel corridors these animals can use to move through highly developed residential areas.
It is not unusual for dispersing coyotes to travel many miles, and coyotes are very common in southern Westchester County. Coyotes have been in Central Park in the past, and will continue to appear in such urban parks and green spaces throughout most of New York State.
--Paul D. Curtis, associate professor of Natural Resources, Cornell University.Joe Schwartz, Cornell University Press Relations Office
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