It’s been two years since coyotes first showed up on Isle of Palms, but if the new mayor Jimmy Carroll gets his way their days on our island paradise are numbered. Carroll told Island Eye News that he feels strongly the previous council’s policy to co-exist with the creatures is not working, despite having been on that council. “I have a clear and accurate picture that coexisting is not going to work,” he said. “Because we are seeing more and more coyotes around the island. We’ve even seen an animal attacked in front of its owner. They’re becoming more brazen,” he said. “If we know the population is growing and we don’t do something about it then we are failing.”
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