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Fires Force Wildlife into Neighborhoods
Animal Services sent out a warning to residents this weekend telling them to keep an eye out and maybe keep their pets inside a little more often. "Many animals that are driven out by fire may appear more frequently around homes. We ask the public to exercise caution when seeing wild animals as they may be frightened, distressed or injured. Some of these animals may have suffered burns from the fire and some may have a condition known as Mange which leaves open sores and bald patches that resemble burns." So far, the spooky images of dead animals seen after the Griffith Park Fire have yet to be documented in the latest fires. Oh, and watch out for those coyotes.