Three animal rescue stories are in the news: Police and firefighters in Nevada worked together to save a wild donkey that wandered into an old mine shaft, and got stuck in a ten-foot hole. A hiker spotted it and called it in, and rescuers had to scale a mountain with all their gear to get to it. Then they spent hours hoisting it out, and released it. It was hungry and dehydrated, but wasn’t hurt…………. Firefighters and farm workers saved four horses that fell through the ice on a pond in Montana. They were in the water for about three hours, but they’re all okay…………….And finally……….
Firefighters saved a deer that fell through the ice on a river in northwest Minnesota. Rescuers were able to get close enough to throw a strap around its antlers and pull it out of the river and up the bank. The deer sat there for a minute, then got up and stumbled into the woods. And this wasn’t just any old deer, it was a huge buck with a massive rack……………..