Coyote Captured In Downtown Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – A coyote turned heads as it ran through downtown Boston Friday afternoon.

According to the Animal Rescue League, the coyote eventually was safely corralled in the Chinatown area.

Several people reported seeing the animal running on Lincoln and Summer Streets.

It was not immediately clear how the coyote managed to make its way into that busy area if the city.

See: Photos of the coyote in Boston

Environmental Police say the coyote was taken to Tufts Animal Hospital in Grafton where it will be tested. If the animal is well, it will eventually be tagged and released into the wild around the Westboro area.

  • stephen towne

    the coyote was looking for food

  • Tommy

    … most likely looking for city hall so it can register to vote …

  • Corey

    Bring on the Chinatown jokes…

    • stephen towne

      the aroma of chinese food attracted him and looking for spare ribs

  • Ed Keenan

    He waould have been on the menu……if not caught

    • Kyron

      And that is the punchline to this story!

  • jimbo

    city has decided to release it…..good idea…now its free to eat a cat or dog or maul a toddler

    • moterhed

      Hysterical alarmist twit .

    • Kyron

      Yeah Jimbo, we should kill them all. Dumb-ss

      • tskval

        Amazing how man is the most foolish animal of all. We move in, take over habitats and just kill whatever is in our way. Glad the city did the right thing and moved the coyote to a safer place for it.

  • jimbo

    Hey kyron….you must have a pitbull and are one of those dbags that talk about how loving and gentle they are…get your head out of your behind

    • tskval

      oh my I see you are spreading the love on all the blogs –

      weren’t you supposed to be in a time out?

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