The dog who came to the Summit of Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa

En la cima de África. An expeditionary found at the top of Kilimanjaro, to more than 5 thousand meters of height, a dog.

While orinaba more of 5 thousand meters of height, an expeditionary is surprised to find the animal resting on a stone

DAR ES SALAAM, 31 of August.- A mountaineer sighted a living dog at the top of Kilimanjaro, la montaña más alta de África, While orinaba more of 5 thousand 700 m altitude and several degrees below zero, today released magazine Tanzanian Babukubwa.

“He was responding to a call of nature and saw the dog lying one metre from the rock on which I was”, told John Messe magazine, a tourist who rose along with other three companions and took a picture of the animal with your mobile phone.

The Summit, The Uhuru peak (“Libertad”, in swahili), located between the 5 thousand 730 and 5 thousand 895 meters above sea level, and it supports temperatures from less 4 and less 15 degrees Celsius.

Por el gélido frío que hace a esas alturas, varios científicos se han cuestionado, not only how could he ascend the animal, But how managed to survive.

In the opinion of the veterinarian Wilfred Marealle, es normal que un perro resista condiciones ambientales de frío extremo, pero es poco común que suba a la cumbre del Kilimanjaro, in Northern Tanzania.

That is why, Marealle warned future mountaineers they avisten to the can that be alert, dado que el animal podría tener la rabia.

Director of marketing for the company that organized the rise told the magazine that ten years ago was spotted another dog in the camp of Baranco, a 3 thousand 960 meters above the sea level.

The event evokes the book “The snows of Kilimanjaro”, de Ernest Hemingway, in the U.S. author talks of finding dry and frozen skeleton of a Leopard, and he says that no one could explain is never what you were looking for the feline by those heights.

  • En la cima de África. An expeditionary found at the top of Kilimanjaro, to more than 5 thousand meters of height, a dog.
  • At that point, the temperature is around less 4 and less 15 degrees Celsius.
  • Varios científicos se han cuestionado, not only how could he ascend the animal, But how managed to survive.
  • Un veterinario local consideró normal que un perro resista condiciones ambientales de frío extremo, pero dijo que es poco común que suba a la cumbre del Kilimanjaro.
  • The event evokes the book the snows of Kilimanjaro, de Ernest Hemingway, in the U.S. author talks of finding dry and frozen skeleton of a Leopard.

Via: Excelsior

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