Coyote gets stuck inside wall at Memphis Convention Center

Coyote gets stuck inside wall at Memphis Convention Center
(Source: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A coyote was discovered stuck in the wall of the Memphis Convention Center Thursday. The facility is undergoing a massive modernization worth nearly $200 million. City officials kicked off the renovation earlier this year.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency found the animal Thursday. Workers coined the nickname “Little Elvis” for the animal.

Officials said the coyote got inside during the night and somehow managed to get stuck.

It's not every day that you find a coyote in a wall, but that's literally what happened in Memphis yesterday. ...

Posted by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency on Friday, April 12, 2019

TWRA was able to free the coyote and release it back into the wild.

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