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Coyote Drags 2-Year-Old Girl at Calif. Cemetery
CBS Local ^ | July 23, 2013

Posted on 07/23/2013 10:04:26 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A 2-year-old girl is recovering after she was bitten and dragged by a coyote at a Southern California cemetery.

The Orange County Register reports Klarissa Barrera, of Long Beach, was given a rabies shot and treated for a 2 1/2-inch gash on her calf.

She was attacked 10 feet from her mother Thursday as the family visited a relative's grave at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress.

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TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: banglist; coyote; guncontrol; secondamendment
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1 posted on 07/23/2013 10:04:26 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

A few solutions to this problem. Oh, wait, it was in CA. Might want to reconsider the one one bottom.
2 posted on 07/23/2013 10:39:29 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

A Wrist-Rocket sling shot will also do a good job on Coyotes


3 posted on 07/23/2013 10:45:40 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: nickcarraway

This is no where near wilderness.


4 posted on 07/23/2013 10:55:51 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Fai Mao; servo1969

Dang...ya’ll take guns with you when you go to visit a relative’s grave?

I think the coyote had a problem. I hate that the child is having to undergo rabies treatment, but it seems suspicious that one would go after a child that close to other people.

At least it would in my world.


5 posted on 07/23/2013 10:58:14 PM PDT by berdie
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To: null and void

We have coyotes around here and we’re in the city! In a subdivision.


6 posted on 07/23/2013 11:00:11 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Fai Mao

You ever seen, a coyote? I’ve killed a bunch. Just had one cross in front of myself and a CHP on 395, close to town, 2 days ago. A wrist rocket? Show me how it’s done, I will provide the live varmint targets, and pay good money. All you got to do is kill one coyote, with a wrist rocket.


7 posted on 07/23/2013 11:00:21 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: berdie

If there’s a cub nearby, the mother will act to move threats away from the cub.


8 posted on 07/23/2013 11:02:58 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN; null and void

Per N&V post...this isn’t a wilderness area I guess.

So you may well be right regarding the pups.


9 posted on 07/23/2013 11:07:57 PM PDT by berdie
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To: berdie

I have a momma raccoon who comes around before dark and eats right out of my hand. She reaches and takes pieces of cookie I hand to her. But later in the night, when she brings her fice kits around (cute little buggers are less than six inches long each, not counting tails), I cannot reach out or she will snap at my hand. I wear gloves when the kits are around, but her earlier visits I need no protection at all, she is as gentle as can be.


10 posted on 07/23/2013 11:11:38 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN; berdie

According to the article, three other coyotes were shot and killed at the cemetery.


11 posted on 07/23/2013 11:12:06 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

There is a den somewhere close by, perhaps in the cemetery under a monument, I would bet.


12 posted on 07/23/2013 11:13:36 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

You’re likely right.


13 posted on 07/23/2013 11:14:23 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: null and void

Actually there is a lot of places where the coyotes travel up culverts and channels, there is still undeveloped land in the cemetery where the animals can hide. Coyotes have been sighted all over Cypress, Buena Park,Anaheim, etc. They roam the residential street where my Brother in Law lives in Buena Park. Man has pushed the wildlife out and nit has been moving back for some time.


14 posted on 07/23/2013 11:14:53 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: MHGinTN; null and void
Just coincidence I'm sure. But Forest Lawn Cypress is located geographically next to a large flood control channel known as "Coyote Creek".


15 posted on 07/23/2013 11:15:01 PM PDT by South40
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To: RedHeeler

I grew up on a ranch and we had wrist rockets. I saw few coyotes within wrist rocket range for more than a few seconds and even if you were lucky enough to hit one, it wouldn’t kill him.


16 posted on 07/23/2013 11:21:52 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

I shoot coyotes on my property when I see them. They eat my cats and I need the cats to control the rattlesnakes.


17 posted on 07/23/2013 11:24:05 PM PDT by South40
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To: Mastador1

The wildlife has not been pushed out. They have adapted. Good grief. Look at the records of animal contact in the LA basin, since it became LA. NY is the same. As is, in all metro areas.


18 posted on 07/23/2013 11:25:14 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: berdie
We have had coyotes on our block. We live in LA miles from the hills. The critters would have to cross major thoroughfares such as Ventura Blvd. that runs through the San Fernando Valley. We are far from rural living where every other house has a swimming pool.

They usually run in pairs and build dens in the storm drains. Squirrels, rabbit, cats, small dogs often go missing. Every now and again they attack small children. Animal control tells us that they were here first so they won't attempt to remove them or allow you to take measures into your own hands. Kind of like 911 operators when you are faced with vermin in your neighborhood.
19 posted on 07/23/2013 11:25:31 PM PDT by UpInArms (without failure there's no success only slavery)
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To: null and void

Liberal ‘reality’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9vmpgzF8sU

Real reality

http://www.skinnymoose.com/bbb/2011/10/04/rabid-coyote-climbs-fence-attacks-125-lb-family-pet-dog/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2345117/The-moment-Rottweiler-puppy-saves-Chihuahua-savaged-coyote.html

One of our local “coyotes”.

http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/rural-living/36712d1113393591-coyote-attack-627050-bigcoyote.jpg

[it’s a frickin’ eastern -wolf-, no matter what the DNR dupes say]


20 posted on 07/23/2013 11:28:54 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: South40

How many cats have you lost to rattle snakes?


21 posted on 07/23/2013 11:29:06 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

I don’t know that we have ever lost a cat to the snakes. With the cats around we have fewer snakes, fewer snakes means less threat from snakes to both human and animal life.


22 posted on 07/23/2013 11:32:25 PM PDT by South40
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To: RedHeeler

The DNR hauled the infernal things *back* to our area to “control the deer”.

They didn’t even touch deer.

They hung around pastures waiting for the cows to calve and dragged them literally out of their mothers and ate them.

First we were not allowed to ‘harass’ them but now, after the rampant slaughter of livestock, nobody cares what you do to them.

A pack backed my dad down the ridge one time.

They meant to take him but he got to his truck and rifle before they attacked.


23 posted on 07/23/2013 11:32:56 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: South40

If you can somehow get a bunch of King Snakes on your property, you won’t have *any* rattlers.


24 posted on 07/23/2013 11:34:20 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Mastador1
Coyote sightings in OC.

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/coyotes-72835-map-orange.html?maps=1#article-maps

25 posted on 07/23/2013 11:35:22 PM PDT by South40
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To: MHGinTN

Be careful, inTn.

There is no doubt that a raccoon is beautiful and the kits are as cute as can be...but if they get too comfy, they will invade your house.

A couple of years ago I had a comfy mama decide to have her babies in my attic...two years in a row. There are very few houses they can’t find a way to get in. The damage was unbelievable. Ruined insulation, ruined a/c ducts, filth, ruined furnace-a/c. The babies clawed their way thru the ceiling and dropped into my house. I can’t even to tell you about that damage...or getting them out of the house.

It was the nightmare from he!!.


26 posted on 07/23/2013 11:36:16 PM PDT by berdie
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To: MHGinTN
BS the coyote was looking for something to eat.

Small child like that is just like a fawn or other small critter coyotes regularly feed on.

Coyotes are predators that feed on animals smaller then them selfs

27 posted on 07/23/2013 11:37:10 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: riverrunner

What time of day did this happen? Coyotes hunt at night.


28 posted on 07/23/2013 11:38:54 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Salamander

Sounds good if I could keep them around. Even though I don’t even feed them they feed themselves, the cats want to stay. Occasionally I may shoot a rabbit and give it to them. They also get all the gophers I trap but for the most part they feed themselves on mice and rats. No mice and rats no snakes.


29 posted on 07/23/2013 11:38:59 PM PDT by South40
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To: RedHeeler
I too would like to see a coyote killed with a wrist rocket I have trapped and shot who knows how many.

A person is just dreaming if he thinks he can kill a coyote with one.

Might scare one off if you hit it but that's about it.

30 posted on 07/23/2013 11:40:16 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: Mastador1

True..some nights I can hear coyotes, very close near the wetlands.


31 posted on 07/23/2013 11:41:20 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: South40

I understand. We killed the rattle snakes and let the bull snakes alone to get the mice.


32 posted on 07/23/2013 11:43:02 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: MHGinTN
I have a momma raccoon who comes around before dark and eats right out of my hand. She reaches and takes pieces of cookie I hand to her. Nothing like playing with fire raccoons carry some very nasty diseases that humans can catch from them.

I never let them hang around they are disposed of in short order.

33 posted on 07/23/2013 11:44:11 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: laplata

Ain’t that the truth. I grew up on a couple of farm/ranches. I’ve owned a couple of ranches. Kinda still do. Did not see a wrist rocket, until my sons were 9,6 and 5. They all got one that Christmas. They already had BB guns, and the oldest his first 22, but those Whamo Wrist Rockets were a competition, that lasted for many years.


34 posted on 07/23/2013 11:48:24 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: laplata

I occasionally hear a cat getting taken by an owl. I know it’s an owl because it happens at night, I hear the cat scream and whatever takes it does so silently whereas the coyotes generally are not.


35 posted on 07/23/2013 11:48:51 PM PDT by South40
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To: rainee

Think river runs close by this cemetery..either San Gabriel or Santa Ana.
Would explain possible river dens nearby. Strange during day...


36 posted on 07/23/2013 11:52:11 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: riverrunner

I don’t “dispose” of them...but I do lure them to different areas. Everything in nature has a purpose. But I’m lucky, I can do that. I’m in a rural area.


37 posted on 07/23/2013 11:52:40 PM PDT by berdie
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To: South40

I’d say your cats are being taken by coyotes, not owls. You’d hear a ruckus if it was an owl.


38 posted on 07/23/2013 11:54:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: nickcarraway

Huh?

Dems big dogs and that even close to being a rural area for....


39 posted on 07/23/2013 11:55:56 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Salamander
"If you can somehow get a bunch of King Snakes on your property, you won’t have *any* rattlers."

I personally prefer the "Crawlin'" variety.
40 posted on 07/24/2013 12:01:14 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: South40

I should have said that an owl can kill a cat but it would more likely be an older cat who can’t hear as well or a kitten without experience.


41 posted on 07/24/2013 12:02:10 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Just the opposite. I’ve heard coyotes take cats and it’s very loud whereas owls swoop down silently from the night sky, snatch up a cat and carry it off. Frankly, I never really know how many cats I have at any given time. So unless I hear it happen I have no way of knowing when one has been taken. But I do occasionally hear it when it happens.


42 posted on 07/24/2013 12:03:21 AM PDT by South40
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To: laplata

Owls fly silently so it’s not likely a cat would ever hear one coming.


43 posted on 07/24/2013 12:04:45 AM PDT by South40
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To: South40

That makes sense.


44 posted on 07/24/2013 12:05:38 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: riverrunner; goat granny

45 posted on 07/24/2013 12:08:59 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: South40

You’re right. Especially an old cat.


46 posted on 07/24/2013 12:10:20 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds are diseased.)
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To: MHGinTN

Not around here, they have gotten very brave the last couple of years.


47 posted on 07/24/2013 12:11:49 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Daffynition

QUICK, GET THE GUN.... you haven’t forgotten. :O)


48 posted on 07/24/2013 12:18:46 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Salamander

Around here, we have big herd cattle. Even so, calving season is fairly well field close. What will bring the dogs is the discard. Can be a fairly long month, for a variety of reasons. Coyotes aren’t that big of problem. Never seen what you described. Don’t doubt it. Most of the time around the big ranches, they are eating gophers, burrow rabbits and field mice. Which is actually a good deal. What ever idiots, thought that the coyotes would cull the deer in your area, need to be culled. Never saw a pack of “dogs” even try to back down a man. Amazing story!


49 posted on 07/24/2013 12:30:08 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: servo1969

“Dingoes ate my baby”


50 posted on 07/24/2013 1:21:28 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.g)
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