fox with head in jar
by Ali Berman
Categories: Animals, Causes, Science, Video.

It seems this little fox cub knew that he was in real trouble when he got his head stuck in a glass jar. Luckily, he was brave enough to trust some human passersby who freed the kit from his glass prison.

Animals getting their heads stuck in jars is sadly an all too common occurrence. People discard them, sometimes leaving them in the wild still with food or food smells at the bottom. The animals reach their heads in to try and lick whatever is left, and then can’t wriggle their heads back out. Thumbs really do come in handy in a circumstance such as this. While this kit is lucky that he found some kindhearted humans willing to help, many other animals are not as fortunate and can actually starve or die of dehydration when they can’t remove the jar.

Thankfully, this video has a happy ending. The man is able to help this little kit who then runs away as soon as he’s out of danger. The men in the video probably saved his life.

Via TreeHugger

About Ali Berman

Ali Berman is a writer, teacher and activist. She works as a humane educator for HEART teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. Ali is also a fiction writer. Her published work can be found on her website at aliberman.com. In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.

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