It took eight people to do it, but a coyote was set free after being trapped in a highway barrier in St. Catharines.

The Lincoln County Humane Society says the coyote was wedged between two barriers yesterday on the Queen Elizabeth Way. Members of the humane society, Ontario Provincial Police and a local road crew spent 45 minutes trying to free the animal.

They eventually freed her and then released the healthy coyote back into the wild. According to a post on the humane society’s Facebook page “She was healthy, unhappy with us and the perfect coyote! Thanks to all 8 rescuers!” 

(Lincoln County Humane Society on…