Delicate rescue operation in a cave for a dog lost for almost 2 months

Speleologists joined their efforts to rescue a dog lost for 2 months and having found herself at the bottom of an underground cave. Their mission was particularly complicated given the configuration of the premises.

Lost to sight since June 9, a dog called Abbie was found and rescued on August 6, almost 2 months later, thanks to cave rescuers, reported FOX 2 Now Sunday, August 7.

Comment Abbie Had she ended up in an underground cave, while her family was looking for her everywhere? She is the only one who knows the answer to this question. It is also not known how she was able to survive in this inhospitable and totally dark environment, even if she had access to water and freshwater fish and crustaceans.

Anyway, as soon as they learned that the dog had been located in the underground galleries Tom MooreBetween Brewer and Perryville in the state of Missouri, specialists mobilized to save her.

Rick Haley and Gerry Keen are part of the group of speleologists. They did not hesitate to venture into this veritable maze extending over 35 kilometres. The duo managed to locate the animal, but still had to get it out, which was far from easy.

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After placing Abbie in a backpack, they squeezed through a narrow 60 centimeter opening, then had to scale the rock face 150 vertical meters to finally find the surface.

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Door-to-door to find its owners

Outside, they received help from Robert CahounDeputy Chief of the Fire Brigade Biehle. Together, they went door to door in the neighborhood to try to find the owners of the canine.

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Illustration of the article: Delicate rescue operation in a cave for a dog lost for almost 2 months
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They finally got to the right address. The masters ofAbbie couldn’t believe it, they who thought they would never see her alive again after such a long disappearance. Back home, the dog is slowly recovering from her misadventure.

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