We’ve got our bald eagle. In Red Bank, Tenn., the news today concerns coyotes.
From News Channel 9, WTVC, in Chattanooga:
A problem is brewing for homeowners in Red Bank who say they’ve seen a number of coyotes near their homes.
Vice Mayor Joe Glasscock says the city has three trappers lined up to help rid the area of wild coyotes.
Glasscock says they’ve found four dens, with dozens of coyotes inside.
As for whether the wild animals will harm humans, Matt Majors with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency says it’s unlikely. “Anything can happen in the wild, but I’d say it’s highly unlikely for one to attack a human just due to the fact that their food habits are small mammals and rodents,” Majors told NewsChannel 9.