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Video Shows Pit Bull Escape Attacking Coyotes In New Hampshire Backyard

LITCHFIELD, N.H. (CBS) - A pit bull escaped two coyotes in a close call caught on video in New Hampshire.

Surveillance video from a home in Litchfield shows the 55-pound pit bull yelping, struggling and then sprinting away from the two coyotes in a backyard Monday.

The dog made it safely into the house and the coyotes retreated into the nearby woods.

The dog, named Harlee, belongs to Doug Anderson.

"Chow time, pretty much," he joked. "They almost got her. But I think she was pretty quick."

Harlee, who was attacked by coyotes. (WBZ-TV)

Anderson posted the video on Facebook to warn neighbors that if his 55-pound pit bull wasn't safe, others should keep a close eye on their pets as well.

"They got pretty close to her," he said.

The coyotes got close enough that some locals have suggested hunting the coyotes – which is legal in New Hampshire year round.

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