There have been several coyote sightings along the Main Line in recent days.
Officials in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania say there are several confirmed sightings of the canid in the township with the most recent coming from the Villanova area.
It's not clear if residents are spotting a single coyote or several animals.
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Typically the size of a large dog, coyotes are shy, but opportunistic feeders who will snatch small animals, food in garbage and even pets, officials said.
Pet owners are warned to keep cats and dogs inside especially at night.
Coyotes are known to roam through suburban, urban and rural areas.
Anyone who spots a coyote is urged to call 911.