A New Hampshire teen reportedly fended off a wild, possibly rabid coyote with his bare hands.
Jed Aubertin, 15, said he noticed the coyote around dusk while walking his dog in Hopkinton.
Coyotes are common in New Hampshire and normally wary of humans, Boston’s WHDH TV reported.
Aubertin said he initially ignored the coyote until it lunged at him – forcing him to fight it off.
“I kicked my dog and told him to go home, and he did. I squared off with the coyote,” Aubertin told WHDH.