Bold coyote grabs toddler outside California home - then dad steps in, video shows




 

A California father's quick reaction saved his young daughter from being dragged away by a coyote on the sidewalk outside their home, security video shows.

Ariel Eliyahuo was collecting his daughter's toys from his SUV while she played on the sidewalk after arriving home from her preschool on Friday, Dec. 2, in Woodland Hills he told KTLA.

"I heard her screaming and crying and I thought she fell down and I saw the coyote was there," Eliyahuo told KNBC.

Security video posted by KNBC and other Los Angeles-area television stations shows a coyote dragging the young girl down the sidewalk by her leg.

Eliyahuo dashes around the SUV and charges the animal, causing it to drop his daughter and back away, the video shows. He scoops her up and hurls a water bottle at the coyote, which runs away.

"I saw her pants were stained with blood," mom Shira Eliyahuo, who ran from the house to help, told KNBC.

The girl was treated at a hospital for scratches to her legs and given a rabies shot, according to KTLA.

Wildlife officials will try to collect DNA from the girl's clothing to identify the coyote, KTTV reported.

"This coyote has been a major problem on this street for weeks," Patrick Foy, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife public information captain, told the Los Angeles Times.

"We had already been talking about this as there were previous reports about the coyote potentially threatening pets," Foy told the publication.

He said seven coyote attacks against humans have been reported in Los Angeles County this year. If the coyote that attacked the toddler is found, it will be euthanized.

Raccoon attacks girl on porch and won't let go, CT video shows. Then her mom steps in

Dog attacked by coyotes and dragged away from owner while on walk, California cops say

Ultramarathon runner tangles with coyote on California trail. 'Rather terrifying'

COMMENTS

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

  • iphone 14
    (2022-12-05 12:53:12Z)

    Find all that is about News with our valuble article.

    REPLY
  • 스포츠토토사이트
    (2022-12-05 12:53:44Z)

    Normally I don’t read post on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very pressured me to try and do so! Your writing style has been surprised me. Thank you, quite great post.

    REPLY
  • مكاتب محاماة في جدة
    (2023-01-04 15:25:11Z)

    Congratulations on having One of the most sophisticated blogs Ive come throughout in a few time! Its just incredible how much you can remove from some thing thanks to how visually beautiful it’s. Youve put collectively an awesome blog space -great graphics, videos, layout. This can be undoubtedly a must-see weblog!

    REPLY
  • ابحث عن محامي
    (2023-01-04 15:25:41Z)

    [...] Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine a few unrelated data, nevertheless really worth taking a look, whoa did one learn about Mid East has got more problerms as well [...]…

    REPLY
  • Its like you read my mind! You seem to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other than that, this is fantastic blog. An excellent read. I will definitely be back.

    REPLY
  • محامي
    (2023-01-04 15:26:40Z)

    Thanks for offering up this article to readers everywhere. It’s good information with a lot of hutzpah. You pack a great punch with your views.

    REPLY
  • محامي في جدة
    (2023-01-04 15:27:45Z)

    You made some respectable points there. I looked on the internet for the difficulty and found most people will go along with along with your website.

    REPLY
  • 온라인카지노
    (2023-01-11 16:05:54Z)

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative. I am going to watch out for brussels. I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. Lots of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    REPLY

Top News: Latin America