Girl escapes coyote attack


VILLA PARK, Ill. (CNN) – Millions of Americans live near coyotes without ever seeing one.

One Illinois family’s security camera caught a scary encounter their young daughter had with a particularly bold one.

After turning back disappointed that her Halloween costume hadn’t arrived, Christine Przybylski had a coyote lurking behind her that she did not see. But surveillance cameras did show it.

“I decided to go to the swing, and when I went to the swing, he ran by,” she said.

The coyote charged full speed across the front yard, circled the tree, and charged right at Christine.

Christine said she felt its ear and it almost bit her rib.

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(This story was originally published on September 25, 2019)

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