Kicker: Ice cold wolf

NICK EICHER, HOST: Three construction workers in Estonia were working at a dam along the frozen Parnu River when they saw a dog frantically swimming in a maze of ice.

They worked quickly to pull the desperate canine from the icy water, and then took him to a local shelter.

They later discovered it was actually a one-year old male grey wolf suffering from shock and hypothermia.

A veterinarian treated him,  dried out and let him rest in the shelter overnight. The next day, he was as good as new and workers at the shelter released him back into the wild with a GPS collar.

Good thing, too: Estonia is estimated to have only about 200 wolves.

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(Estonian Union for the Protection of Animals via AP) This photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 and released by the Estonian Union for the Protection of Animals, shows an approximately one-year old male wolf suffering from shock and hypothermia in an animal shelter near Parnu River, Estonia. 

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