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Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Coyote in Central Park. Problem is, the locals think it can be easily identified by its ever-present stash of goods from the Acme Company.
The coyote, nicknamed Hal by Parks Department staffers, may have wandered into the city from Westchester County, perhaps swimming across a river, [Parks Commissioner] Benepe said.
But there's no continuous park from Westchester into Central Park. Unless it likes city streets, it would have to take the #4 bus from Cloisters/Ft. Tryon down to 110th St.