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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Firefighters in Fort Lauderdale woke up to a surprise visitor in their firehouse over the weekend.

It was a wild coyote wandering around its fire station on Sunday.

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One firefighter was able to take a quick picture of it walking around a fire truck parked inside the bay and then tweeted out the picture.

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Apparently, the coyote was just as surprised as the firefighters. It quickly ran out when it was spotted.

Firehouse 29 is located in a “dense urban neighborhood about a mile from the beach,” the department said in its tweet.

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Coyotes are found in every county in Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife says the animals follow food, whether in a wooded/grassy area or a neighborhood in any part of the state.

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They are usually very shy around people. Team