Three rare coyote attacks have people wondering why animals that usually keep to themselves are on the prowl.
The first encounter happened June 14 in Southern California near Palm Desert, according to the Riverside County Animal Services. A 69-year-old woman was gardening at 7 p.m. in her yard in a gated community when a coyote bit her.
"She thought she had been poked by a cactus in her garden," John Welsh, spokesman for the Riverside County Animal Services told ABCNews.com.
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