Drone rescue attempt to save dogs trapped by lava on La Palma
Drones will be used in an attempt to save dogs trapped by lava on La Palma
The entire municipality of Todoque has disappeared from the map on the island of La Palma, after being devoured by molten lava from Cumbre Vieja volcano. Only a few square metres of space actually remain untouched by the magma, in what are known as kipukas on the volcanic island of Hawaii.
Inside one such kipuka, several dogs have been observed still alive, but trapped, and they have captured the attention of the local Canarian, and also worldwide watching audience. It has been reported today, Saturday, October 15, that one of the hounds is believed to have died.
Drones have been flown over the location where the animals are penned in by the lava, and, according to the animal association Leales.org, it is reported that there could be a total of six dogs stuck there in that area. Four are definitely known to be trapped in the grounds of…