Compassionate River Boarder Saves Squirrel From Drowning During Rescue Attempt

Thomas Paterson, a compassionate river boarder in Ottawa, Canada, sought to rescue a squirrel who had gotten stranded on a rock in the middle of a fast-flowing stream, but the tiny rodent was spooked by Thomas’ board and unsuccessfully tried to leap to a neighboring rock. Luckily, Thomas was able to rush in quickly and save the skittish animal from drowning.