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Officers kill 3 coyotes at San Francisco Botanical Garden after attack on 5-year-old girl

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wildlife officers have shot and killed three coyotes at the San Francisco Botanical Garden after a coyote attacked a 5-year-old girl. A state Fish and Wildlife spokesperson says two coyotes were shot on Saturday and one was shot on Sunday. A coyote bit the 5-year-old on Friday while the girl was playing during a supervised summer camp visit at the garden within Golden Gate Park. Her mother tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the girl was treated for the bite wound at a hospital. Scientists were trying to use DNA to determine if one of the killed coyotes was the one that attacked the child.

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