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Southern California woman finds coyote household living beneath her home


Southern California woman finds coyote household living beneath her home


A Southern California female was shocked to discover a family of coyotes had actually been living beneath her home.

Surveillance electronic cameras record the moment a lady who was strolling her pet had to run to safety after coming in person with a pack of coyotes in her community.

Citizens in the Leimert Park community stated a rise in the variety of coyotes canvassing the location has actually left them concerned for their security.

Phaedra Harris, a Leimert Park citizen, remembers the moment she was jolted out of bed by the sounds of the lady screaming for assistance in the middle of the night.

Harris right away believed that it was likely a pack of coyotes surrounding the female.

" Sure enough, this lady was just running for her life," Harris recalled. "And I was like, 'Get in here! Get your canine! Get in here!'" as she waved the woman to security inside her home.

  • A coyote is seen prowling around a Leimert Park home on June 2, 2024. (Phaedra Harris)
  • A woman walking her pet was heard shrieking after being surrounded by a pack of coyotes who were grumbling at her and her canine. (Phaedra Harris)
  • A coyote is seen prowling around a Leimert Park home on June 2, 2024. (Phaedra Harris)
  • A coyote is seen going into the crawlspace of a Leimert Park home on June 2, 2024. (Phaedra Harris)
  • The crawlspace at Phaedra Harris' Leimert Park home where a household of coyotes were found living inside. (BNN)
  • A coyote is seen lurking around a Leimert Park home on June 2, 2024. (Phaedra Harris)
  • A coyote is seen getting in the crawlspace of a Leimert Park home on June 2, 2024. (Phaedra Harris)


" They were chasing her and her canine and they were growling at the dog," Harris stated.

Simply days previously, Harris stated she discovered the pack of coyotes weren't simply roaming around the area, but they had likewise been living below her home.

" My next-door neighbor, she sent me a video of the coyotes coming out of my crawlspace," Harris said.

After evaluating her home security video footage, she verified the coyotes were certainly, living under her house.

" I in fact saw 4 pups and two adult coyotes in my front lawn killing a raccoon or a possum or something and I believed, 'Oh my gosh, there's a whole family.'".

She contacted regional police which referred her to animal control, but no one was offered to assist. She felt powerless for a bit up until she called Humane Wildlife Control, Inc., a company that utilizes humane, no-kill techniques to get rid of wildlife.

Harris' crawlspace was ultimately sealed up and the coyote household left her home.

" Never in my wildest dreams would I have actually believed that coyotes were right here, however yeah they're here," she stated in shock.

However, Harris stated she likewise understands the coyotes will likely stay in the neighborhood as they are is also their natural home.

" What I've found out is that we essentially need to find out to live with the coyotes," she stated of the details provided to her by the gentle bug control business.

Earlier this month, Mar Vista homeowners were on edge as a pack of coyotes continued stalking the neighborhood.

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Elwood Hill

Elwood Hill is an award-winning journalist with more than 18 years' of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, John has worked on a variety of different stories and assignments including national politics, local sports, and international business news. Elwood graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and immediately began working for Breaking Now News as lead journalist.

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