The dog that showed more humanity than man: Abandoned newborn baby ‘left to be eaten by wild animals’ is saved by stray that carries it to safety
- The baby was rushed to hospital with cuts and bruises and has since recovered
An abandoned baby girl who was ‘left to be eaten by wild animals’ in a garbage bag was discovered by a stray dog and carried to safety, according to reports.
The animal is said to have found the baby girl, whose age is unknown, in a bin bag at the town hall in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Wednesday.
The dog then dragged the bag with the newborn inside, when a person passed by and heard a crying sound coming from it, The National reports.
The baby was rushed to the Islamic Hospital by a bystander, before later being transferred to the Tripoli Government Hospital.
Her condition was described as having been serious but stable, with people describing her survival against the odds in the tragic incident as a ‘miracle’.
The baby was rushed to the Islamic Hospital by a bystander, before later being transferred to the Tripoli Government Hospital
Pictures of the baby have been shared online showing she sustained bruising and cuts during the horrific ordeal, but she is said to have recovered quickly from her injuries.
There has been widespread outrage in the country and condemnation of the heinous act, with many pointing out that the dog ‘has more humanity’ than the ‘criminal’ parents.
Some say that the dog is an unclean animal and, of course, this is not true,’ one commentator, Farid, said on Twitter.
‘The dog has much more humanity, kindness, cunning and intelligence than some satanic mutants in human form.’
Another tweeted: ‘Animals have more compassion than humans.’
Many have also expressed their interest in adopting the deserted child.
Police are currently investigating who was behind the cruel abandonment.
Anecdotal instances of child dumping and abuse have been on the rise as the impoverished country faces worsening living standards.
Tripoli, which is Lebanon’s second-largest city, has the highest poverty rate in the country.
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