Worth keeping in mind as Denver tries to tell us to coexist with the Coyotes. We've seen this movie before with other animals.
Scientists and outdoorsmen began to warn of danger, but they were ignored by both the
public -- which was sentimentally attached to the idea of free-roaming wildlife -- and state wildlife-protection bureaucrats, who downplayed first the presence, and then the danger, posed by the cougars. Dogs and cats started being eaten, cougars started threatening people, and yet meetings on the subject were dominated by people who "came to speak for the cougars." Boulder