LANSING, MI (AP)-- Having problems with coyotes? The resourceful species is turning up increasingly in urban neighborhoods as well as its traditional countryside habitat.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has advice for people who aren't used to dealing with the wily predators.
Wildlife technician Hanna Schauer says it's important to remove access to food sources such as trash bins, bird feeders and pet foods. Fencing off gardens and fruit trees can help.
Yelling, clapping and chasing the animals can help them retain their natural fear of humans.