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Coyotes Getting More Aggressive at Cerritos Park East



Coyote at Cerritos Park East on Friday July 1, 2016. Photos by Jennifer Flores.


By Brian Hews

Residents are reporting to Hews Media Group-Community News that more and more coyotes are being seen now at Cerritos Park East every day.

Even more alarming, the coyotes are becoming more brazen and are approaching residents in an unusual and menacing fashion.

The urban coyotes, as they are commonly referred, have adapted to living in residential areas, according to local animal control officials.

Residents should report sightings to animal control, all contact information is below.

If you come face-to-face with a coyote, make lots of noise wave your arms and make yourself bigger than you are.


Animal Control
Phone: (562) 570-7387

Artesia and Hawaiian Gardens:
Phone: (562) 940-6898

For Downey, Montebello, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Bellflower, Lakewood and La Palma contact:
9777 Seaaca Street
Downey, CA 90241
Phone: (562) 803-3301


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