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Coyote wanders into Chicago Sub Shop

Summed up By: Rachele Cermak

A curious coyote steped into a Quiznos restaurant around Tuesday afternoon in Chicago's Loop downtown, in search of food and shelter. The shop's door had been propped open because of the warm weather. The one and a half-year-old animal did not hurt anyone. He wanted to look for some of that "mmmm...Toasty!" He found a spot to cool off in a drink cooler.

One employee, Ronneshia Mukes, had jumped on top of the counter. He was confused over why the animal was they and scared of what it might do.

Another employee, Raymundo Zavala, stated this was not in his job description.

Animal Control worker Forest Drake quickly removed the animal. Animal Control is taking the coyote to a vet and then, if he is in good health, will release him in northern Illinois.

AP reports the whole incident lasted about 40 minutes.
The city captures about 10 to 15 coyotes a year, said Anne Kent, director of Chicago Animal Care and Control.