Skunk on the fourth floor and Jaraka in the hospital: Watch the routine of firefighters saving animals
In Rio de Janeiro, firefighters don’t stop, and emergencies aren’t always about saving people. In 2022, the Rio Fire Department is rescued More than four thousand snakes. This year, until April, it was More than two thousand rescues.
“The animal must be returned to nature with all clinical health conditions,” says Major Fabio Contreras.
And they are everywhere. Retired Jose Carlos Andrade, although he lives on the fourth floor of the building, had a wonderful visit.
“I live on the fourth floor. (…) I never imagined that I would live on the fourth floor and find an opossum in the bathroom at home, ”says the pensioner.
Outside a hospital in Rio, firefighters have rescued a snake pit.
“A capture is when an animal endangers human safety, for example, or has already, for some reason, attacked another animal. On the other hand, rescue takes place when the animal itself is in danger, ”adds Major.
Globo Reporter on Friday (02) demonstrated the close coexistence of humans and wild animals. Crocodiles, pythons, skunks, sloths, cats, and monkeys, among others, have been rescued, often getting sick from this contact.. Journalists Rogero Coutinho and Victor Ferreira revealed Challenges of this approximation in cities and rural areas.
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