Donkey 'Smiles' after Dramatic Rescue in Heavy Flooding

A donkey in Ireland was the picture of relief when rescued from floodwaters on Sunday.

Photos after the rescue capture the animal’s “smile” on its return to dry land. Animal Heaven Animal Rescue raised the alarm via Facebook when a donkey came into distress on Sunday afternoon.

Local man Mike Fleming came to the rescue, using his boat to help save the animal. Animal Heaven Animal Rescue named the animal Mike in his honor.



Never say something cant be done just do it. Declan and Mike were beyond brave. So many people told me don't do it...

Posted by Animal Heaven Animal Rescue on Sunday, December 6, 2015


Since the rescue, a photos of the "smiling donkey" have been shared thousands of times on Facebook. 

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