"Over the last several decades coyotes have been expanding their natural range in response to ample food and open habitat," the Parks Department said.
The latest edition of The Squirrel Census counted at 24 parks across Brooklyn and Manhattan. But outside of the wildlife counting, it could hold lessons about adapting to climate change.
New York City tends to quiet down in the winter, but the critters inhabiting its parks still manage to keep wildlife technician Marty Woess running around.
Over the years, many have tried to combat New York City's rat problem, but where man has failed, nature has succeeded.
"It was adorable, a real Brooklyn-steps-up sort of moment, New Yorkers taking charge."
Please enjoy this tiny seahorse found in the Hudson River.
"The seal's left flipper appeared to be injured as it was immobile."
As far as Prospect Park Alliance can tell, this is the park's first recorded skunk.
C. Hamilton James took this photograph of rats on Pearl Street for National Geographic.
Beavers have been extremely rare in New York City until 2007.
"Massive duckmergency unfolding outside Methodist Hospital."
Listen, I've never seen Game of Thrones, but I truly believe this bird deserves the Iron Throne.
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