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Santa Barbara County firefighters rescue distressed baby camel

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — In a unique animal rescue operation, Santa Barbara County firefighters came to the aid of a distressed baby camel near Santa Maria.

The rescue took place along Tepusquet Canyon Road near Sisquoc when firefighters responded to reports of an 8-month-old baby camel, named 'Frankie,' stuck on a hillside. According to Santa Barbara County Fire officials, Frankie needed assistance to navigate down the steep terrain.

Images and a video of the rescue operation were shared on social media by county fire, showcasing the collaborative efforts of the firefighters and Frankie's mother:

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