Drone Captures Photographer’s Incredible Crawl Through Thick Mud to Rescue Baby Eagle

April 16, 2019 Updated: April 16, 2019

A nature photographer, Krzysztof Chomicz, was photographing the coastal sludge in a nearby town, when he noticed that a bird was stick and in need of help. With firefighters on standby, he jumped into the sludge, and swam towards the bird.

It was a long way from the shore, to where the bird was, thrashing around and trying to clear itself of the mud. The photographer did not have too much to worry about though, as he was secured to dry land by the use of a rope, which the firemen were ready to pull on when he got the bird free.

The eagle, however, was afraid. Despite the photographer trying to help it, it attacked the photographer on the arm. Even with this happening, the photographer was able to grasp the bird and start to pull it to safety. The sludge was the consistency of molasses, which made it hard for the firefighters to pull the rope hard enough to reel in the two beings.

After the arrived at the shore, the eagle was taken to the wildlife conservation, which able to get it all cleaned up. Scrubbing the sludge that got stuck between the feathers of the young bird. After it was all cleaned up, the bird was transferred to a refuge in or to prepare it to be re-released back into the wild.

In fact, many experts believe that this may have been the first time that this young bird started to fly. This story shows that there are still good people in the world, and that rescuing anybody, even if that is a bird, is worth doing. We have to remember that all life is sacred, and that working hard will allow us to be the good change that we wish to see in the world.

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