They Named Him 'Erwin' Squirrel Dies after Manhole Cover Rescue

Sometimes life isn't fair. Just hours after he was freed from a manhole cover by German police, a squirrel in northern Germany has succumbed to the stress of the experience. The rodent was apparently exhausted.
R.I.P. little buddy.

R.I.P. little buddy.

Foto: DPA/ Polizei Großburgwedel
Pushing the squirrel's ears back finally did the trick.

Pushing the squirrel's ears back finally did the trick.

Foto: DPA/ Polizei Großburgwedel