Volunteers from Animal Aid Unlimited in India recently came to the rescue of a baby chipmunk who had fallen from his mother's nest perched on the ledge of a building. A family living below had discovered the fragile creature, whose eyes had not yet opened, and kept him safe until help arrived. And it's a good thing that they did.
Tiny as he was, the young chipmunk's absence was clearly felt by the one who loves him most.
"We could hear his mother's anguished cries nonstop in the background," the rescuers wrote in a video posted online, though reuniting them wouldn't be so easy. "Luckily, we had plenty of rope ..."