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Nuisance & Dangerous Wildlife

Western Washington is home to an abundance of wildlife.  Some, like rabbits, merely annoy us as they help themselves to our gardens.  Others, like coyotes, bears, and cougars, pose greater potential danger to human/pet safety and possible property damage.  As our urban areas expand into previously undeveloped areas, these wild creatures that now share our spaces have become habituated to living with humans and lost much of their fear of us.  Yet they remain masters of hiding in plain sight.



Frequently Asked Questions

Reporting Dangerous and Problem Wildlife

If a human/wildlife interaction occurs that is unwelcome, whether in a residential or a recreational situation, please contact Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for assistance.  If the encounter poses an immediate danger, PLEASE DIAL 911.  The 911 Operator will be able to direct your call to an emergency response.  Otherwise, please contact WDFW using one of the contacts on this page.

Contact Info

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
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