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Possible coyote attack at Marist College
Feb 15, 2023 09:10 ET

Officials in New York are urging students and residents of the Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park areas to remain vigilant after a possibly rabid coyote allegedly attacked a student at Marist College.

“The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health (DBCH) alerts residents, including Marist College students, that an aggressive coyote was observed on Marist’s campus in the Town of Poughkeepsie on Tuesday, February 7th,” Dutchess New York County Health Officials said on Wednesday. “It is unknown at this time if the animal is rabid.”

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