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Norwegian Wether Rescued By Germans With Lasso

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posted on Aug, 8 2009 @ 03:48 AM
A wether got one of his horns tangled into a wire, panicked, slipped and went flying down the wire and was left hanging 5-6 meters above the ground. Some german tourists saved the wether using a lasso. The wether was just fine after he was saved.

Google translated article (Norwegian -> English)

Photo: Marita Vestersjø Landsnes

Here is a video of the rescue operation. It's in norwegian, but you'll see how he was saved, and that he was ok afterwards. Video here. I haven't been able to find it on Youtube yet.

posted on Aug, 8 2009 @ 04:03 AM
They say the wether might have been on a romance mission when he performed this stunt. There were apparently a flock of ewes on the other side of the fence...

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 04:03 AM
Heh, that's pretty funny. It's my new wallpaper now
When looking at the video, the animal looks a lot smaller than it does in the picture, though. The picture made me think I was looking at something a LOT bigger, but the video makes it clear it is small enough that people can pick it up.

posted on Oct, 25 2009 @ 01:12 AM
reply to post by Hellmutt

I thought i was reading how Germans saved your weather :bash:

posted on Oct, 25 2009 @ 05:17 AM
reply to post by zazzafrazz

me too, you confuzzled us!

Glad your GOAT was ok

Sparta Spider is not amused!

posted on May, 17 2011 @ 11:17 AM
It has happened again!

Photo: Colin Campbell

Her henger væren i TV-kabelen etter hornene (in Norwegian)

After it was freed, it shook its head a couple of times and ran off.

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