How frightening is this?

A dad had to rescue his own child from a Coyote as the wild animal attempted to drag the kid from their yard.

The attack happened in California as the dad was tending to something or someone in the vehicle.


As you can see here, the kid gets out of the vehicle and is in the yard when the Coyote comes from behind and attacks the kid.

Luckily the man was not far from the animal and was able to rescue his child from being dragged away.

We share this with you just a week after the Duson Chief of Police reported an increase in wild animal sightings in their community.

As wild animals are on the move, you need to keep an eye out for them and always be aware of your surroundings, especially when you have kids with you.

Here's the attack that happened in Woodland Hills, California.


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