Coyote

Feeding wildlife, such as coyotes, could cause a $300 fine, according to state Game and Fish Department policy.

ORO VALLEY (AP) — An Oro Valley man is recovering after authorities say a coyote bit him on the leg in southern Arizona.

The Arizona Daily Star reports the man was attacked Thursday while he was working on a bike or motorcycle in his garage.

Arizona Game and Fish Department spokesman Mark Hart says the department is looking for a coyote with a hairless tail, likely caused by mange.

Hart says the victim is in the Oro Valley Hospital being treated for rabies as a precaution.

No further information was available.

This is the third coyote-related episode in the Tucson area since February 13.

On Feb. 13, a coyote bit a 77-year-old man on his backyard porch. Later that day, a coyote leaped on an older woman protecting her dog at Arroyo Chico Park in midtown Tucson.

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