Essa vem do Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things e sobre o aumento de coyotes na rea urbana de Chicago. Vejam…

: “Perhaps most surprising to Gehrt, Chicago’s urban coyotes tended to live as long as their parkland counterparts. No one knows why coyotes are moving into cities, but Gehrt theorizes that shrewder, more human-tolerant coyotes are teaching urban survival skills to new generations…
Should the urban coyote be viewed with trepidation? ‘Some people have fears that kids are going to be the next ones to be eaten,’ says (biologist John) Way. ‘I tell them coyotes have been at the edges of their neighborhoods for years.’ Way emphasizes coyotes can be an asset to urban ecosystems, keeping a check on deer, rodents, Canada geese and other animals that thrive on the suburbs’ all-you-can-eat buffet.”