April 30, 2021

Hedgehog in the Smoke



Hedgehog in the Smoke
Hopefully, the little guy is off to sip tea and watch the stars with Bear Cub.  Tadeusz Lakota, unsplash.com

Moscow firefighters had just finished putting out a fire in the city of Kolomna when they noticed something prickly wedged against the hot metal wall of a garage. After cooling the wall off, they were able to rescue a slightly singed but mostly healthy hedgehog.

The poor thing was only slightly wounded, despite being found tangled with litter. Thankfully, the rescuers knew exactly what to do. They cared for the small wounds on its legs, fed it cookies with milk, and released the poor creature back into the woods.

So just like in the classic Soviet children's animation, Hedgehog in the Fog, it was a happy ending for all. 

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