Troop On-line Activity #58 - Encounters with Coyotes
1st Kanata Scout Group - Beaverbrook Troop
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Joke
A man buys a parrot, only to have it constantly insult him. He tries everything to make the parrot stop, but nothing works. Frustrated, the man puts the parrot in the freezer. After a few minutes the insults stop. The man thinks he might have killed the parrot, so he opens the freezer and takes the parrot out. The parrot is shivering. It stammers, “S-s-sorry for being r-r-rude. Please f-f-forgive me.” Then, after a moment, the parrot softly asks, “W-w-what exactly d-d-did the turkey do?”
Saying (to think about)
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do
Below is a "Living with Wildlife" handout about Encounters with Coyotes from Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (MNRF)
City of Ottawa Wildlife Speaker Series "Living with Coyotes"
You can watch the video (1:36:18) of Dr. Stan Gehrt's (Ohio State University) presentation on "Living with Coyotes" here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICwCGlfYBA4
Who should I call when I see a coyote in the City of Ottawa?
Aggressive behaviour by a coyote towards a human should be reported immediately to the Ottawa Police Service by calling 9-1-1.

If you have been bitten or scratched by a coyote, please call Ottawa Public Health, (or 3-1-1 after hours) to speak with a Public Health Inspector.

All other coyote sightings should be reported to 3-1-1, so the City can track the locations of the animals.
After looking a the handout answer the True and False questions below.
1 - You should never approach or touch a coyote. True or False? Check the box next to the correct answer.
1 point
2 - If you encounter an aggressive coyote you should back away from the coyote. True or False? Check the box next to the correct answer.
1 point
Just for fun, no question. The animal in the image is a coyote. Not sure why the Coyote is not wearing a seat belt.
3 - The handout recommends feeding coyotes to make them more tame. True or False? Check the box next to the correct answer.answer.
1 point
4 - If you encounter an aggressive coyote, you should stand tall, wave your hands and make lots of noise. True or False? Check the box next to the correct answer.
1 point
Just for fun, no question. The animal in the image is a coyote. Not sure how the Coyote paid their fare.
5 - You should carry a flashlight at night to scare off coyotes. True or False? Check the box next to the correct answer.
1 point
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