When he saw the puppy get hit at Rua Lauro Müller, in Itajaí, little Jean Fernandes, 11, rushed to rescue of his friend. This sequence showing the boy’s love for the dog Honey was captured by photographer Rafaela Martins.
The driver who hit the dog did not stop to render aid — something quite common in Itajai according to veterinarian Denilson da Silva Vargas of the Center for Animal Control.
On average a dog hit is serviced by the veterinarians once per week. Denilson does not recommend people touch the dogs until the arrival of a vet because if it is experiencing pain, it can bite.
Young Jean Fernandes took the risk of helping the vulnerable animal and now, despite the scare, little Honey is doing well.
The photos below show it all, as Shanghai has announced pollution levels are at an all time high. Even just looking at the pictures almost makes my lungs burn. The main factors are coal burning, car exhaust, and weather patterns.
Alan Yu, a chef in Shanghai, mocks the smog by describing the taste like you would describe wine…
Today, Shanghai air really has a layered taste. At first, it tastes slightly astringent with some smokiness. Upon full contact with your palate, the aftertaste has some earthy bitterness, and upon careful distinguishing you can even feel some dust-like particulate matter.
The Guardian is reporting that the city is taking drastic measures by keeping all schoolchildren indoors and halting construction in the city. These photos make it obvious why…