Best of Saving the Wild (part 2)
December 22, 2015
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“If she goes below five breaths a minute we’re in trouble,” The vet says calmly.
The spear wound is deep, and at least twenty minutes has passed before they start sealing the wound with a type of clay that looks like war paint.
“Four deep breaths on the minute,” I call out just as I feel something squeeze my heart. “Come on girl,” I whisper to Jetta, and at that moment her trunk gently flicks up, signally the M99 drug is starting to wear off…
Photo: Jamie Joseph counts Jetta’s breaths / Saving the Wild