Last Thursday, two mining dams in Brazil collapsed causing major mudslides throughout the affected areas. Several towns were covered in mud, resulting in the deaths of four people and others still missing. In the midst of the devastation, however, heroes have emerged helping both humans and animals find safety. Volunteers with different organizations have been rescuing pets alongside firefighters.
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The following set of photos were posted by Adriane Pereira on Facebook as a tribute to those that are working so hard to save the lives of others. This dog miraculously managed to survive the actual mudslide, but was found buried waist-deep. His rescue brought a bright spot to the current situation in Brazil. View the amazing photos of his rescue here: