Sarasota officer helps swimming coyote get to dry land

A Sarasota marine patrol officer can add saving a swimming coyote to his resume. According to the Sarasota Police Department, a charter captain called the marine patrol unit to report a possible dog stranded in New Pass.

When an officer arrived, he jumped into the water and tried to capture it, but didn’t have any luck.

A short time later, he jumped back in the water and realized that the dog was actually a coyote. The officer guided the animal back toward land and onto the rocks near Ken Thompson Park where is sprinted back into the woods. 

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