PACIFICA (KPIX 5) – Pet owners in Pacifica are on alert after an aggressive coyote has been spotted in the area.
The animal has been spotted near the Land’s End Apartments on Esplanade Avenue.READ MORE: Cal Fire Confirms Estrada Fire Sparked by Controlled Burn, Holding at 150 Acres; Evacuations Ordered
One resident said a coyote charged at him and his dog this morning. Another resident said the animal could be hunting as part of a pack.READ MORE: Car Fleeing CHP Causes AC Transit Bus to Plow Into Oakland Home
Bart Willoughby told KPIX 5 that he saw the coyote. “When you have one or more coyotes in the area, they will basically, one will keep your attention and the other one will try to attack whatever it’s trying to go…they can be very aggressive,” Willoughby said.MORE NEWS: Marin County Judge Tentatively Rejects Cutting Inmate Crowding at San Quentin
Wildlife experts said pet owners in the area should keep their animals close by. If you spot a coyote, keep your distance.