Moving in, the rescue team carried the wolf to safety on the bank of the river, but they discovered that he’d stopped breathing and needed immediate CPR. Also, he’d been shot nearly 35 times with lead pellets. Things were not looking good for Navarre.
Then, incredibly, he opened his eyes and took a breath. What followed that single moment, however, was the real shock.
An injured wolf named Navarre was taken to the Monte Adone Centre for Conservation and Research of Exotic and Wild Fauna in Italy, where he received around-the-clock care.