Scott Ellis 9:46 p.m., April 22
Rabbits, and Rodents, and Raids — Oh, My!
The rabbit and rodent population is peaking in the canyons and hillsides of coastal San Diego County.
In many neighborhoods, car headlights illuminate the rear ends of scampering cottontail rabbits making raids on succulent garden vegetation.
On the fringes of suburbia, sleek coyotes are sometimes spotted slinking about in pursuit of rodents and rabbits, or easier-to-catch fare — house cats.