TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Arizona Game and Fish Department in Tucson is warning the community of aggressive coatimundi reported in the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area.
AZGFD says hikers came in contact with the coatimundi Thursday near the Sabino Dam and Cactus Picnic Area.
Coatimundi's are predators and can be potentially dangerous, AZGFD says.
Those who see the animal are advised to call 623-236-7201.
Aggressive coatimundi at Sabino Canyon Rec. Area reported Thurs. at Sabino Dam and Cactus Picnic Area. In physical contact w/two of three hikers who saw it there. Used to people, likely being fed illegally. Coati are predators & potentially dangerous. Call it in to 623-236-7201. pic.twitter.com/jinAOqN6bG— AZ Game & Fish Dept (@azgfdTucson) February 5, 2021