Two Puppies Were Left to Die in a Tar Pit Until This Happened

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All over the world, there are people willing to risk their own safety in order to help the less fortunate — especially when they’re four-legged and covered in fur. A team of airsoft players in Antofagasta, Chile were no exception to this. After hearing the cries of puppies, the team jumped into action, leading to a daring rescue.

Once these puppies were exposed to the unthinkable, it took a group of good-hearted folks to save them from the brink of death. Keep reading to warm your own heart and find out how something so terrible could end so sweetly!

#12 Cries for Help

001-12-cries-for-help-684388Just out for a day of playing airsoft, a group of teenagers in Antofagasta, Chile stopped their fun when they heard nearby cries for help. In the beginning, the group found themselves staring into a black pit of tar, unsure of what was struggling to move inside. But they were sure something was in trouble…

#11 Puppies in the Pit

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002-11-puppies-in-the-pit-684406Eventually, the team recognized there were two puppies stuck in the tar pit, covered from head to toe in the black sludge. The tar was so thick it was weighing the puppies down, making it impossible for them to escape. The group knew they had to do something and fast if they were going to have any chance at saving the puppies.
#10 A Daring Rescue

003-10-a-daring-rescue-684414They decided to form a sort of lasso to pull the dogs to the edge. Unfortunately, the tar was so heavy that in pulling the dogs, they began to cry out in pain. The team decided to lay nearby tires into the tar, trying to get closer in order to grab the dogs from the pit.

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#9 The Tar Was Too Thick

004-9-the-tar-was-too-thick-684441While building their makeshift bridge, the puppies began to struggle to breathe, making the team work even faster. Without thinking, one brave soul leaned into the pit, his friends holding him by his belt loops, as he tried to pluck one puppy out of the sludge. The rescuer soon realized he couldn’t pull the puppy out and instead ushered him to the edge of the pit…

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#8 Halfway To Freedom

005-8-halfway-to-freedom-684451Once the rescuers discovered that this was the best method to rescue the first puppy, they quickly transitioned to the next. With one puppy out of the tar, part of the team began to try and remove the tar from his small frame while the rest focused on rescuing the one remaining puppy…

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