Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog aims to promote Estonian news, history and culture and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
Elk saves woman's life in Estonia
A 71-year-old Estonian woman who got lost in the woods and collapsed in a ditch had her life saved by an elk. The creature lay next to her until someone came along to help. Two wildlife photographers spotted the elk, who then discovered the exhausted woman who had been missing for over a day. The incident took place near Paide.
You can read the full story (in Estonian) on the Postimees website - https://leht.postimees.ee/7058061/poder-paastis-kraavi-kukkunud-proua