Bears Just Don’t Care, And Coywolves Only A Little Bit

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 3 months ago

Charlotte Observer, news from Atlanta.

A Georgia woman screamed in fright as a bear climbed through an open window and into her minivan, tore up a child seat and ate her lunch.

“A bear beat me to my lunch today and is now hanging out in my van for over an hour and I have set the alarm off multiple times!” Carrie Watts posted on Facebook with her video of the bear.

Watts was working as a caretaker in a home Tuesday on Lake Burton, in the northeastern corner of the state, when she looked outside as the large black bear munched away., Atlanta Fox affiliate WAGA-TV reported.

The bear ate her sandwich, chips and cookie, Watts told WSB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Atlanta.

“I panicked. I started screaming,” she told WSB-TV.

She set her minivan’s alarm off multiple times to no avail, Watts posted on Facebook. The bear stayed in the vehicle for an hour before leaving, she posted.

I don’t think a car alarm is going to do the trick dear.  In other news of Coywolves, they are where you might least expect them.

A coyote has been terrorizing two East Bay neighborhoods, killing at least four dogs and injuring several others in people’s backyards in the past month.

One of the attacks happened last week in Danville when a coyote leaped a six-foot high fence of a home and went after two dogs who lived there. Though the dogs survived, other pets were not so fortunate.

Nine-year-old Lucy is recovering from surgery after a coyote attacked her in her own Alamo backyard on July 6. Kent Molinaro says he was in shock when he looked out the window and saw his Jack Russell Terrier.

“I see a coyote with Lucy in his mouth,” Molinaro said.

[ … ]

“All of a sudden he made a funny bark and I saw one of the two dogs being carried to the back fence of the yard,” said Danville resident Dave Bruce.

As the dog was being attacked, another pet nipped at the coyote until he dropped him.

And much farther to the East.

Police in Burlington, Massachusetts, are reminding residents to be vigilant after a coyote possibly attacked a dog on Thursday night.

Authorities said a Winn Street resident reported that a wild animal, potentially a coyote, came into her backyard at about 8 p.m. and grabbed her 9 pound Maltese, pulling it into the woods.

Responding officers searched the perimeter of the woods but were unable to locate the dog.

“This was a very unfortunate situation where a resident lost her beloved pet,” Burlington Police Chief Michael Kent said.

[ … ]

To prevent those attacks, police recommend the following tips:

  • Keep pets on leashes at all times if outdoors
  • Do not approach, feed, pet, or try to interact with wildlife
  • Don’t hesitate to scare or threaten wild animals with loud noises or bright lights

Hey, does a .45 ACP count as a loud noise?

I guess the moral of the story is that a bear just doesn’t give a shit about anything.  A Coywolf, only a little bit.


Comments

  1. On July 16, 2018 at 8:00 am, Fred said:

    Bears have extraordinary olfactory senses. I mean seriously, your child drops one little french fry into it’s car seat last winter and the bear tears it up. That’s funny.

    Why don’t they simply make the area a Coyote Free Zone and ban Assault Coywolves?

    As a completely unrelated aside, I wonder how the dot guv plan to make us all prey through lawfare against our rights and duties as men is coning along? The animals seem to be ignoring us a threat more and more. Hmm, it’s probably nothing.

  2. On July 16, 2018 at 1:24 pm, moe mensale said:

    The bear in “Atlanta” was actually about 2 hours northeast of Atlanta in the Chattahoochee National Forest, close to the NC border. It wasn’t in the Atlanta hood.

  3. On July 16, 2018 at 2:38 pm, Henry said:

    “hanging out in my van for over an hour and I have set the alarm off multiple times!”

    Silly woman. That’s just bear rap music.

  4. On July 16, 2018 at 5:06 pm, John said:

    About 10 years ago their were reports of coyotes
    in the wooded parks that run through DC.

  5. On July 16, 2018 at 5:32 pm, Lori said:

    Bears, coyotes and wolves are all susceptible to lead poisoning.

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