WATE reports Smoky Mountains ranger rappelled into a 70-foot sinkhole to rescue a lost hunting dogs near Cades Cove.
Backpackers had heard the beagle barking.
The dog’s owner was located in Townsend man, who said the dog had been missing for 16 days after a hunting trip. The dog was emaciated but not seriously injured.
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