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Pony Literally Stands In Line Of Fire To Save Foal, Proving There's No Limit To Mother-Baby Bond

By Sara Gates

Forget walking through fire, one mother horse stood directly in the fire to protect her offspring from the flames.

In a stirring case out of Texas, a pony saved her foal by shielding the 2-week-old horse from a barn fire that broke out by accident earlier this month when a heat lamp started an electrical fire. When firefighters arrived at the blaze in Alvarado they discovered that Bella had backed her foal, Butterscotch, into a corner to protect her from the flames and falling debris.

It’s just that mother-daughter bond … it’s an instinct,” Whitney Hanson of the …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green