Media Statement
November 21, 2021

The City of Toronto is aware that two individuals were bitten by a coyote in Bayview Village Park earlier today.

Toronto Animal Services and the Toronto Police Services Emergency Task Force have been in the area all day today working diligently to capture the coyote and will resume their efforts tomorrow. The coyote is still at large and the City advises residents in the area to please stay away from the park and use caution in the neighbouring areas.

Coyotes generally do not pose a danger to people and a bite to a human is abnormal behaviour. To report a coyote sighting, call 416-338-PAWS (7297), or email or fill out an online form.

More information on urban coyote behaviour and how both animals and people can remain safe is available at

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