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Due to recent coyote sighting in the area, please review some safety tips from the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife.
From the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife website:
"Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control. They are by nature wary of humans. However, coyote behavior changes if given access to human food and garbage. They lose caution and fear. They may cause property damage and threaten human safety, requiring euthanasia. Relocating a problem coyote is not an option because it only moves the problem to someone else's neighborhood.
The following guidelines can help reduce the likelihood of conflicts with coyotes:
Also, be sure to check out the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife page about Black Bear safety.