Fat beaver stuck in fence rescued by animal workers

Canadian animal rescue workers have saved a hefty beaver who was stuck in a fence.

The chubby animal was found at a residence in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. According to a news release, he was carrying some extra fat from the winter. While beavers -- an official symbol of Canada -- have sharp teeth that can cut wood, this doesn't help them with an iron fence.

As the press released explained, "He landed, as the Canadian-ism goes, arse over teakettle through the fence onto a lower section of ground and couldn't pull his rear-end through with his tiny front paws."

CBC reporter Andrew Foote shared a photo of the stuck animal:

As did the City of Hamilton:

Animal services officer Sarah Mombourquette showed up to the home and used soap to help the beaver out. He was then taken to the Hamilton Animal Services shelter, where he was served a vegetable buffet.

The beaver sustained some injuries from the incident and will be taken to Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge to fully recover. After rehabilitation, he will be returned to the wild.

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