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City reminds Wheaton residents of dangers of coyotes

Published: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 2:28 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 2:35 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – Coyotes may be more active and visible during the daytime in Wheaton over the next month, according to a news release from the city.

Coyotes typically mate in February or early spring, the release said, so residents are encouraged to keep their pets on a leash and ensure they are not providing them with food.

For tips on deterring coyotes and reestablishing their natural fear of humans, visit www.wheaton.il.us.

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