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Deaths of poisoned coyotes have Carpinteria ranchers worried

Carpinteria ranchers fear irresponsible residents ruining nature's balance

Death of Poisoned Coyotes have Ranchers Concerned

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - A Carpinteria rancher reacts to the news of a third coyote death due to poisoning, wondering if there is irresponsible use of pesticide poisons in the area.  He fears the natural balance of predators and prey will be effected, as food supply brings more wildlife closer to homes near ranch areas.

He shows NewsChannel 3 other more natural ways of protecting his ranch and controlling rats population.

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