Croatian rescuers praise the dog that cared for the wounded lord in the mountains – Earth – Science and technology

Croatian rescuers praise the dog, which protected its injured owner from freezing high on a snowy mountain – he warmed it in the dark for 13 hours until the man was taken care of by paramedics.

The AP news agency reported on Wednesday. “Friendship and love between man and dog know no bounds,” the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, adding a photograph of the dog lying on its master on a stretcher.

The accident happened on New Year’s Eve on January 1 at an altitude of more than 1,700 meters in the Velebit Mountains, which stretch along the Croatian Adriatic coast. Rescuers said a man and a dog – an Alaskan Malamute named North – slipped and fell about 150 meters lower.

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The tourist suffered a serious leg injury, but his dog escaped unharmed. He used his body heat to warm up the master, as temperatures dropped significantly with the arrival of the night and rescuers had trouble getting to the pair.

“North lay close to the man and warmed him with his own body,” the emergency service wrote on the social network Twitter. “His loyalty did not weaken, even when the rescuers came – he was one of us, guarding the man for 13 hours,” the post said.

Rescuers added that the night operation was particularly difficult due to snow, ice and broken tree branches, which blocked access to the site.

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A 27-member group of rescuers took part in the event. They got to the couple around midnight and handed the tourist over to the paramedics on Tuesday around 8:00 am. “This example can teach us all how to take care of each other,” rescuers said.


Source: Pravda – Veda a technika by vat.pravda.sk.

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