NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s not your average coyote sighting.

This one happened on Manhattan’s west side.

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A coyote spotted on Manhattan’s west side on Dec. 23, 2018. (credit: Instagram/@steffenwhortonofficial)

Police say the animal was spotted Sunday morning around 40th Street and 11th Avenue.

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Officers chased the coyote down the West Side Highway, all the way to Chelsea Piers.

They shot it with a tranquilizer dart, then turned it over to a Brooklyn animal shelter.

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A shelter spokesperson said the coyote was “relocated to an appropriate habitat.”