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Rescuers Refuse To Give Up On Stray Puppy Trapped Down Deep Well For Over A Week

Residents in Beykoz, Turkey, called authorities when they discovered that a puppy had gotten trapped in a narrow borehole. The puppy was reportedly down there for more than a week. He is finally out and safe. No one is quite sure how the puppy managed to get down the borehole. The hole was less than a foot in diameter and about 200 feet (61 meters) deep.

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They team that assembled had to figure out how they were going to get the puppy out. They couldn’t just send a person down a hole that small. They were able to erect a pneumatic climate tent and heating system to help protect the puppy from bad weather.

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The animal rescue organization and firefighters were able to lower him some food and water. The story made national headlines. Teams worked for 10 days to get that puppy out. The country’s Energy Minister, Berat Albayrak, contacted a mining company for help.