Misplaced Canine Survives Epic 150-Mile Journey Throughout Alaskan Sea Ice And Returns Residence


A misplaced Australian Shepherd, named Nanuq, survives an unimaginable 150-mile journey throughout the frozen Bering Sea earlier than safely returning to his dwelling in Alaska.

Mandy Iworrigan, Nanuq’s proprietor who lives in Gambell, Alaska, discovered the one-year previous Australian Shepherd after folks in Wales posted pictures on Fb of a canine, clearly trying misplaced, wandering the realm.

Nanuq went lacking final month when he and his household visited Savoogna, a metropolis positioned on the St. Lawrence Island within the Bering Sea.

As a matter of reality, Nanuq went lacking with the household’s different canine, Starlight. Nonetheless, Starlight was in a position to return dwelling a couple of weeks after, the CBS News reviews.

Iworrigan stated, “My dad texted me and stated, ‘There’s a canine that appears like Nanuq in Wales.” So she instantly reactivated her Fb account to see if the misplaced canine was Nanuq.

And lo and behold, the misplaced canine in Wales turned out to be Nanuq. “I used to be like, ‘No freakin’ manner! That’s our canine! What’s he doing in Wales?’” Iworrigan stated as she remembers the expertise.

Iworrigan additionally stated she had no thought why or how Nanuq ended up in Wales. However she suspected that it is perhaps when the ice shifted whereas the canine was looking.

“I’m fairly positive he ate leftovers of seal or caught a seal. Most likely birds, too. He eats our Native meals. He’s good,” Iworrigan added.

To get Nanuq dwelling safely, Iworrigan received him on a constitution flight that was used to move athletes for the Bering Strait college district’s Native youth Olympics match, in accordance with The Guardian.

Iworrigan went reside on Fb on the day she received Nanuq again to file the heartwarming reunion, which you’ll watch here!

And aside from a swollen leg and huge chunk marks from an unidentified animal, Nanuq is protected and wholesome.

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