Coyote that attacked 2-year-old is euthanized in California

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Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 3:09 PM PDT
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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Wildlife authorities caught and euthanized a coyote that attacked a 2-year-old child at a Southern California park earlier this week.

Police said the attack happened Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. at Mile Square Park in the city of Fountain Valley southeast of Los Angeles.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained a DNA sample from the victim’s clothing and matched it to a coyote trapped in the park. Police say the child is recovering from unspecified injuries.

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