A muddy mule rescue

A muddy mule rescue

Fire crew, veterinarian work to pull stuck animal from mudhole
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Cortez firefighters roll the mule over. Veterinarian Shane Cote of the Montezuma Veterinarian Clinic wanted the mule rolled onto her other side because the animal would be weakest on the side where her legs were stuck in the mud.
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Kelly Ogle and veterinarian Shane Cote try to keep the mule calm as she is lifted out of the mud Wednesday afternoon down McElmo Canyon.
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Shirley Ogle watches as her mule, Loretta Lou, struggles to get out of the mud as the animal is lifted part way up with a tractor. After calming the mule, Cortez firefighters shortened the straps and lifted the animal straight up to avoid injuring her legs.
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A relieved Kelly Ogle pets Two Bit Loretta Lou after the mule was rescued from being stuck in the mud at the Ogle farm in McElmo Canyon.
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