FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport got quite a site – a coyote on the airfield.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Airport officials said they spotted the coyote Wednesday morning on the west portion of the airfield.
The coyote was running around the area and actually managed to burrow under the fence and get into the area.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
Officials tried to clear the coyote from the runway without success.
That’s when their wildlife manager had to step in and shoot the coyote since it was too close to the south runway.MORE NEWS: Bodies Of 2 Girls Found In Same Lauderhill Canal Just Hours Apart
No flights were affected and the runway did not have to be closed at any point.