Rescue Dog Hailed as Hero After Joining Search for Mexico Earthquake Survivors
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September 22, 2017
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A Labrador has become the poster child of rescue efforts in the central Mexico earthquake, after it joined the search for survivors of the natural disaster.
Frida, a member of the Mexican Navy’s Canine Unit, has been helping her human colleagues to search for survivors around Mexico City, where a 7.1 magnitude earthquake claimed the lives of at least 224 people.
Throughout her short career, the seven-year-old dog has already saved 52 people from various accidents and disasters, according to the office of Mexico’s president.
Her heroic actions have made her a social media sensation, with people across the world taking to Twitter to sing her praises.
Read the rest at Euronews
Related: Mexicans Search for Missing Pets That Ran Off During Earthquake (The Associated Press)
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