The Mystery Mutt of Tomkins Cove

Mange can do a real number on coyotes, residents of Tomkins Cove have learned firsthand.

According to resident Dennis Dodrill, a mysterious creature has been prowling in backyards of his Tomkins Cove neighborhood, prompting speculation as to what the animal could possibly be. After some research into the matter, residents arrived at the consensus that the animal is a coyote with a bad case of mange.

The Rockland County Times will look further into the story for next week’s print edition. Photos provided by Dodrill.