Monte Adone Centre for Conservation and Research of Exotic and Wild Fauna

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Wolf rescued from icy river

On January 9th, 2012, a wolf was recovered from the icy waters of the river Limentra, in Camugnano, Italy. The police and conservation officers from the Monte Adone Centre for Conservation and Research of Exotic and Wild Fauna saved the wolf, who was was in very dramatic conditions: undernourished, with a paralysis of the hind limbs and with 35 lead pellets in his body. When pulled out of the river, his heart stopped beating. The rescuers revived him and got him breathing again. He then was brought to the Monte Adone Centre for emergency care. After several diagnostic tests, two weeks of intensive care in the infirmary, monitored 24 hours 24, he started to walk again.