Chicago Firemen Save Coyote Floating on Chunk of Ice At one point it tried to swim in the 33-degree waters of Lake Michigan By Steve Vivian, Newser User Posted Dec 17, 2010 12:41 PM CST Promoted on Newser Dec 17, 2010 2:02 PM CST 20 comments Comments The coyote. (WGN9 screenshot) (User Submitted) – Firemen in the nation's third largest city staged a daring rescue today ... of a wild canine resident. A coyote was spotted floating several hundred yards off the Chicago shore on a chunk of ice. A fire department boat, aided by helicopters and onshore crews, snatched the shivering animal—which at one point jumped into Lake Michigan's 33-degree water and tried to swim, only to return to the ice—and then sped to Belmont Harbor. She has been dubbed "Holly." Read the full article.