Coyote wanders into California classroom and refuses to leave

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (KGO) -- The first day of class for students at a school in the Los Angeles area was suddenly interrupted when a coyote wandered into their classroom.

Teachers were waiting for students to arrive at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Northridge, Calif. last week when the coyote ran straight into a classroom.

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The animal was sitting in a corner behind the teacher's desk.

Staff tried to guide it away from the room, but it wouldn't budge.

"We were standing for carline for parents to drop off students around 7:20am or so, when suddenly the coyote ran straight into the 8th grade classroom," said Father Filiberto Cortez. "It's now part of the decor."

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Eventually, local animal control experts safely removed the coyote.

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