Looks like I'm going to have to drop the coyotes for something else, since it's becoming clear that there were no coyotes in the area in the 1880s. I may go with wolves.
This is ironic given that the representation I originally wanted for nature being pushed out was a bunch of wolves, and I switched to coyotes because I knew that there were no wolves in Toronto anymore, and I was unsure when they were pushed out...
So when did the wolves get pushed out? If it's well before 1884, I'm back to square one.
See the dangers that arise from writing before researching?
Oh, and before I forget, here's the status on The Young City: