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Monkey to the rescue

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 00:39

A monkey saves the life of another monkey who fell unconscious after being shocked by electrical wiring on a rail track in India's northern city of Kanpur. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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At a railway station in the northern Indian city of Kanpur, a crowd looks on in awe as a monkey comes to the rescue of another monkey who's fallen unconscious -- It was shocked while walking on high tension wires above the station. The monkey tries everything to revive it -- hitting, biting and dipping it in water -- but nothing seems to work. Then after more than 20 minutes, the unconscious monkey begins to show signs of life again... ...prompting cheers from train travelers for a monkey's heroic act.

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Monkey to the rescue

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 00:39