In June, at a Manhattan Beach City Council meeting, residents lined up to share their concerns about a predator that roams their streets, terrorizing them and killing their pets: coyotes. They are an important part of the American West, but suburbanites now plead for their total extermination. But is there another option, a way to coexist peacefully?
Today we examine this controversy.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: LA Times reporter Louis Sahagun
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