Dangerous Animals

Dogs and joggers have recently come across aggressive coyotes in Metro Vancouver, including in Stanley Park where there were more than a dozen attacks this winter. (Unsplash)

‘Never run from a coyote’: Canadians report increased sightings during pandemic

Dan Kraus, with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, gives advice on what people should do if they encounter a coyote

 

Coyote sightings are not uncommon, but attacks on humans are. (BP File Photo)

Runners and pets fall target to coyotes, cougars in Lower Mainland

An unprecedented number of joggers have been attacked by coyotes this winter

 

File photo

City of Castlegar receives its first reports of rats

The city warns a pair of rats can produce up to 1,000 new rats in a year

 

The cougar was spotted on two separate occasions on April 16. Photo courtesy of Columbia and Western Trail Facebook page

Cougar spotted twice on Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and pedestrians are being asked to avoid using section of the trail in meantime

The cougar was spotted on two separate occasions on April 16. Photo courtesy of Columbia and Western Trail Facebook page