Derek Lessing spotted some snow-covered witch hazel on West Newton Street in the South End today.
Jason Bylsma spotted this coyote sauntering down Centre Street at Montclair Avenue on the West Roxbury/Roslindale line around 8:50 a.m. today.
The Brighton Allston Improvement Association report a coyote was spotted this evening at the EF property on Lake Street. It provides some tips on "hazing" coyotes that do not involve maneuvering their TNT-filled cabins onto railroad tracks, including:
Shake or throw a “coyote shaker” - a soda can filled with pennies or pebbles and sealed with duct tape.
City Councilor Matt O'Malley, who represents some of Boston's more countrified areas in Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury, went on a Twitter tear, well, tearette, tonight about all the coyotes his constituents are reporting
I’ve also seen a huge explosion in the number of rabbits around the neighborhood. Unfortunately for the rabbits, these two phenomena ARE related.
Indeed: Read more.
WBZ reports, adds helpful tips on what to do if confronted by a coyote in the woods, including "be as big and loud as possible."
Roving UHub photographer Daniel Moran was up and about at 6:45 a.m., which turned out to be a good time to spot a coyote planning out his day on Weld and Cerdan streets, which, depending on whom you ask, is either West Roxbury or Roslindale.
BPSNightmare snapped several shots of the coyote during last night's storm, near the yacht clubs.
BJ Ray reports he was walking his two dogs in Stony Brook Reservation (where West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Roslindale come together) around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday when the dogs darted after something - and promptly got attacked by about six coyotes.
3 or 4 dragged May off out of my sight. I was running through the woods at top speed and screaming. Rosie was unscathed and May was missing for a good 2 or 3 minutes. I was screaming for her (and freaking out) until finally she popped out from behind or under a rock. She had a few scrapes and a cut on her back. The coyotes didn't run away, by the way. They were half surrounding us and barking/howling. It was pretty harrowing.
Marshall Hansberry came across this coyote, acting all casual and stuff, by Eastman Court, outside MIT's School of Science today. He reports animal control arrived to assess the situation.
WFXT reports the dog lost a foot, both are now getting rabies shots.
Welcome to Dot looked out his kitchen window this morning to see an Acme customer padding along his backyard.
Jamie Walsh spotted this Acme customer on Rosselerin Road today.
Colleen and Richard Labbe of Milton own the dog that was attacked by a coyote the other morning. She reports it was hardly a case of a dog being unleashed and going after the coyote as reported by police; in fact, the coyote attacked the dog in their backyard:
Our dog, Cally, was not on a leash because she was in our own, fenced-in back yard. In the early morning, my husband took her out to go to the bathroom. My husband was in the backyard as well. The coyote attacked our dog in the backyard and ran out of the gate and down the street, with her in its mouth.
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