Lincoln Square coyote problem traced to people feeding them

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After a night of fresh snowfall, a coyote sits under a tree by gravestones inside Green Mountain Memorial Cemetery, in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

LINCOLN SQUARE — The first rule of coexisting with coyotes is “don’t feed the coyotes.”

Repeat: Don’t feed the coyotes.

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Animal Care and Control was dispatched to Winnemac Park over the weekend and trapped a pair of the animals after 311 received several calls from people who reported being menaced by the critters, said Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th), whose office also fielded numerous complaints about the park’s aggressive coyotes.

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