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A Fisherman Threw His Life-Jacket To Save Drowning Dog, But Was “Not-A-Dog” At All

Written by: Dee Michaels
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| Published on May 22, 2024

Rowing his boat on a river in Mato Grosso, Brazil, Renato Borella, and his tour guide Neco spotted a black tail thrashing in the water near some marshes. They assumed a dog was drowning and Neco tossed a lifejacket to rescue it. In the video below, Renato and Neco are watching the creature hold on to his life jacket in an attempt to save himself. That’s when they notice the wet animal’s face and determine that he’s not a dog but rather a monkey from that area. The male monkeys are known to be aggressive and hostile toward humans, but they decide to ignore their concerns in order to assist the monkey aboard.

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As the muscular primate climbs up the vessel, the men tremble in terror at his cold countenance. Conversely, the monkey gracefully perches himself on the prow of the boat and simply indicates toward land. The crew understands and steers them in the right direction.

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When the boat docks, a monkey grabs a tree limb and vanishes into the woods. The men believe that the monkey was kicked out of his troop, which explains why he was alone and why he attempted to flee. They are moved by the Monkey’s kind side, and they wish him well in future endeavors. We express our gratitude to Renato and Neco for this brave rescue!

Image/Story Source Credit: YouTube Video – ViralHog

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