Jack-O'-Lanterns Could Attract Wild Animals

Published: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:08pm
Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:19pm

Halloween is just around the corner, and Jack-o'-lanterns are appearing on porches, but they could bring an unwanted scare, especially if you live in Tucson.

The Arizona Daily Star said putting a pumpkin in front of your house could attract javelinas, coyotes and even bears. The Arizona Game and Fish Department recommends putting any vegetative decorations indoors to avoid conflict with wild animals.