Abandoned newborn baby survived after litter of puppies cuddled up to her

Abandoned newborn baby survived after litter of puppies cuddled up to her
Akanksha’s survival has been named ‘a miracle’ by locals (Picture: SWNS)

Heartwarming pictures show an abandoned newborn who was ‘kept alive’ when a litter of stray puppies snuggled up to keep her warm.

The little girl, who has now been named Akanksha, was found naked with her umbilical cord still attached in a field in Chattisgarh, India.

Shocked locals who stumbled across her claim she could easily have not have made it through the night as freezing winter temperatures set in.

The baby’s survival has been named a ‘miracle’ as nearby residents say the stray dogs around the area can be vicious.

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Local representative Munnalal Patel was heading out to do chores one morning when he heard a baby crying.

He said: ’At 11 in the morning, we saw that there is a newborn baby girl who was crying and lying alongside puppies in our village.

‘We panicked and informed the health department before the newborn was taken to the hospital for further checkup.’

The little girl is pictured surrounded by puppies (Picture: Tahir Ibn Manzoor/SWNS)
She was raced to the hospital but was not injuired (Picture: Tahir Ibn Manzoor/SWNS)
Residents say stray dogs can often be vicious but the mother and puppies kept Akanksha safe (Picture: Tahir Ibn Manzoor/SWNS)

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Amazingly, doctors found the little one was completely unscathed.

Another local said: ‘It’s possibly the warmth from puppies and their mother itself who had kept this newborn alive.

‘Usually, the temperature dips at night and it’s already December. I must say, it’s her sheer luck.’

Someone named Premnath who lives in the area added: ‘It is a miracle only to find newborn baby surviving when stray dogs are lurking every now and then at the dead of the night.’ Akanksha has been referred to the Child Line Project and an investigation has been launched to find her parents.

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Senior IPS officer of Chhattisgarh Police, Special DG RK Vij has said he is shocked by the case.

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