Episode #45: “Howling Mad”, from True’s 12 April 2009 issue.
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A woman asked a construction worker to call police in Sarnia, Ont., Canada, after she spotted a coyote in a park while jogging. She said the animal “barked” at her, and feared it would chase her if she got any closer. Officers arrived to find the animal was still there — it was a cardboard cutout, which the city had installed to scare off Canada geese because they were pooping in the park. “You can’t put up any really fancy signs in the park because they usually disappear,” explained a city spokesman. (Canadian Press) …Actually, it was the construction worker who was barking.
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