WATCH: Deputies rescue skunk on CO road

Image courtesy El Paso County Sheriff's Office

EL PASO COUNTY, CO (WFLA) – Deputies in El Paso County Sheriff’s Office came to the rescue of a small skunk on the side of the road when its head got stuck in a soda can. The rescue was caught on camera.

Sergeant Kull and Deputy Allen found the poor animal near a busy roadway and stopped to help. They carefully removed the can and sent the skunk on its way.

Luckily, they managed to keep their uniforms smelling clean.

The rescue was caught on the dashboard camera. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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