Iditarod sled dog May, 9, lost in wilderness, travels 400 miles trying to find home

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    A sled-dog missing in Alaska wilderness for six days is found
    uninjured after traveling 400 miles on her own trying to find home
    (Daily Mail)
    much more, with plenty of pictures, at link above
     
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  3. Reader

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    Amazing! I wonder what she was eating all this time?
     
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    wfgodot Former Member

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    I think it was conjectured that May ate scraps left by other sled teams in case she began to retrace her path homeward.
     
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    The dog was loaned to a Jamaican (who presumably did not have his own team) for the race, her owner and pack (probably kin and not just dogs she lived with) were running that race too.

    I bet she wanted to go back with them and could smell them so she took off the first chance she got to go find them. She is 9 years old, I hope they (owners) learned their lesson regarding "loaning her out".
     

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