- The video of maintenance workers saving a slot from possible death has touched the hearts of so many people on the internet
- The slot found itself on a live electric cable in Taraza, Colombia hanging there helplessly until it got help from maintenance workers who rescued it
- The slot was later successfully released into the wild as many people online praise the maintenance workers for coming through
The life of a slot was saved in Taraza, Colombia after it was rescued from a live electric cable by maintenance workers.
The video of the touching moment has made people emotional on Instagram especially as the slot was later successfully released into the wild.
Playing around fire
The animal hung on the live cable until maintenance workers were alerted and they came through for it.
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In the video, it was practically prodded to come close to the worker trying to get it out of danger and it took 20 minutes for success to be recorded.
Social media users react
The video of the kind rescue has attracted the attention of social media users after it was shared on Instagram by @bbcnews. Netizens liked the fact that the animal was helped and released to where it belonged. Here are a few of what they are saying:
"Oh happy ending but just so darn sad that these animals ever have to find themselves so near to humans."
"Thanks for rescuing this cutie."
Watch the video below:
Giant turtle rescued in Lagos state
Meanwhile Legit.ng has previously reported that a giant turtle was rescued from those who wanted to eat it in Lagos state.
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Aderemi Adegbite, the man who rescued the turtle said he was looking for where to keep it for proper protection. He said the residents were about to kill it for meal when he arrived just in time to save the endangered animal.
He said the animal was rescued from people at Iwaya/Makoko area of Lagos. He called on people to provide him with a contact of any conservation organisation that could help keep the animal and protect it from those who are bent on eating it.