The coyote sightings are continuing to grow in Queens as one of the wild creatures was spotted around LaGuardia Airport early Thursday morning.
According to a Port Authority Police Department spokesman, a USPS delivery person saw the animal in the vicinity of 82nd Street and Ditmars Boulevard, at the edge of the airport, at about 2 a.m.
Port Authority and NYPD units responded and reported that the coyote ran toward Elmjack Field, just west of airport grounds. The Port Authority and NYPD currently had no further information on any more sightings.
This is one of several coyote sightings in the borough in recent weeks.
On March 30, one was spotted on the rooftop of a Long Island City bar. Police and animal control tried to capture it, but it escaped.
Queens isn’t the only borough to experience a spike in coyote sightings.
Coyotes have also been seen in the last month running around Manhattan — including the Upper West Side, Chelsea and most recently Battery Park, where it was trapped after briefly running loose in the Lower Manhattan neighborhood.