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Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

A Resident Of Cornwall (Southwest England) Tom Wildblood sailed on his kayak in the ocean near the shore.

Suddenly Tom saw how steep the cliff straight into the water, slipped some kind of animal. A wave caught him and prevented him to reach the cliffs. Animal with all the forces raked legs, but tired quickly.

At the last moment, he managed to climb on the wet area of the rock, but the first strong wave again dropped him there and there he wouldn’t make it to shore.

And then just to the animal swam up to his kayak Tom. The shrunken man grabbed the animal by the scruff and put in your kayak. Only then he realized that this animal is a very young badger.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Badgers in principle, a very good swimmer, but in calm rivers, not the ocean with waves and according to Tom some more and the baby would be tired to fight the elements and drowned.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

While Tom swam to shore, badger sat very quietly between his legs, slightly shaking, and did not show aggression. Most likely he was in shock.

"To the beach I took about 20 minutes and badger all the time just sitting and was very glad he isn’t in the water. When I got out of the kayak with a badger, we were immediately surrounded by vacationers with their smartphones. For them it was an amazing sight"- says Tom.

A Resident Of Cornwall (Southwest England) Tom Wildblood sailed on his kayak in the ocean near the shore.

Suddenly Tom saw how steep the cliff straight into the water, slipped some kind of animal. A wave caught him and prevented him to reach the cliffs. Animal with all the forces raked legs, but tired quickly.

At the last moment, he managed to climb on the wet area of the rock, but the first strong wave again dropped him there and there he wouldn’t make it to shore.

And then just to the animal swam up to his kayak Tom. The shrunken man grabbed the animal by the scruff and put in your kayak. Only then he realized that this animal is a very young badger.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Badgers in principle, a very good swimmer, but in calm rivers, not the ocean with waves and according to Tom some more and the baby would be tired to fight the elements and drowned.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

While Tom swam to shore, badger sat very quietly between his legs, slightly shaking, and did not show aggression. Most likely he was in shock.

"To the beach I took about 20 minutes and badger all the time just sitting and was very glad he isn’t in the water. When I got out of the kayak with a badger, we were immediately surrounded by vacationers with their smartphones. For them it was an amazing sight"- says Tom.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Tom gave the animal to the vet St Clement’s Vets in Truro (the capital of Cornwall) and there he was told that the little badger healthy and unharmed.

Floating in the kayak, the British saved the drowning little badger

Now badger is in any case still remains in hospital, where will look after him for several days. After that he will be released back to the area where he was found.

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