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A howler of a rescue
11th June 2019

By Robert Ellis

Estonian workers have rescued a dog from a freezing river – without realising that it was actually a wolf.

The men were working on the Sindi Dam on the Parnu River when they spotted the animal trapped in the icy water. After clearing a path through the ice, they drove the canine to a clinic for medical care, but vets had suspicions over the dog’s true nature.

A local hunter, familiar with the region’s animals, later confirmed it was a male wolf, reported BBC News.