Firefighters Rescue Squirrel Stuck in Manhole Cover

It was treated for superficial neck wounds and is expected to soon be released back into the wild.

  • Published 21 June 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Firefighters, police and a veterinary clinic combined forces to rescue a red squirrel that had gotten its tiny head stuck in a manhole cover in the western German city of Dortmund. Dortmund's fire department said Friday they responded Thursday morning to a call about the rodent in peril on a street next to a downtown park. When rescuers arrived, they spotted the tufted-eared squirrel's head poking out of a hole in the… Read at AP News