Photo of the Week: Ariz. firefighters rescue javelina from storm drain


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This week’s Photo of the Week comes to us from the Mesa (Arizona) Fire and Medical Department after Mesa Firefighter Lee Ranney rescued two young javelina that fell into a storm drain gate. Here, Ranney and Captain Cody Clark pose with the animals, which, according to azfamily.com, are now in the care of the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center. Javelina are members of the peccary family, a group of hoofed mammals that are common in much of central and southern Arizona.

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