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Wildlife Officials: North Jersey Coyote Found Dead In Trap

An aggressive coyote that was recently shot and wounded by police in northern New Jersey has been found dead in a trap.

04/26/2015

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Animal Control Officer Tests Positive For Rabies After Raccoon Bite

Pat Coleman, who works for the Clarkstown police department, was bitten on the left leg Tuesday near Maple Avenue in New City.

04/17/2015

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Pet Owners On High Alert After Coyote Attack In Darien, Conn.

A recent coyote attack involving a dog in Darien, Conn., has pet owners on alert.

04/09/2015

John Zeug, 77, was attacked by this coyote outside his Saddle River, New Jersey home on Monday, April 6. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Coyote In Attack On Saddle River Man Tests Positive For Rabies

Anyone who encounters suspicious wildlife should report it immediately to the Saddle River Police Department, officials said.

04/08/2015

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: 5 Things You May Not Know About Rabies

Here are five things you may or may not know about the rabies virus, courtesy of the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.

04/08/2015

A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

01/28/2015

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Animal Control Warns Pet Owners To Watch Out For Wild Animals After Rabid Critter Attacks Dog In Clifton, NJ

Clifton Animal Control is issuing a warning for pet owners to watch out for wild animals after discovering two rabbit critters, one of which attacked a dog.

11/14/2014

Apshawa Preserve (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Officials: Bear That Killed Rutgers Student In Passaic County Wasn’t Rabid

A bear that attacked and killed a Rutgers University student in Passaic County did not have rabies, New Jersey state wildlife officials said Tuesday.

10/07/2014

Bats hang upside down on a tunnel wall at the so-called Ostwall fortification, the former Nazi German defence line near the city of Miedzyrzecz in western Poland, on March 13, 2014. Tens of thousands of the winged mammals hibernate there each year. AFP PHOTO/JANEK SKARZYNSKI (Photo credit should read JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Westchester Residents Encouraged To Trap Bats Found In Homes For Testing

Westchester County health officials are warning residents about the possibility of rabid bats.

08/13/2014

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

08/06/2014

These raccoons were left on the doorstep of the Westchester County Health Department on May 23, 2014. (credit: Westchester County Health Department)

Westchester Officials Searching For Whoever Left 5 Baby Raccoons On Health Department’s Doorstep

The raccoons were delivered Friday in a cage with bottles of milk, blankets and toys.

05/23/2014

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Rockland County Woman Says Raccoon Broke Into Home, Bit Her Leg

A search was under way Thursday afternoon for a masked bandit in Rockland County who attacked a woman in her own house.

03/27/2014

Coyote (credit: David McNew/Getty Images, FILE)

Health Officials: Rockland Woman, Dog Attacked By Rabid Coyote

A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.

03/26/2014

Mary Lou Gardner and her dog, Jasmine, following a coyote attack in the early morning hours of March 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Woman Awaits Rabies Test Result After Protecting Dog From Coyote Attack

Shouts from neighbors drove the coyote back into the woods, where police officers found it and killed it a short time later.

03/25/2014

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Authorities Identify Kenneth Santilla As Teen Killed In Paterson Dog Attack

Authorities have identified the 13-year-old boy who was killed when a 115-pound bull mastiff dog attacked him and another youth in northern New Jersey.

03/02/2014

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