The Poetic Vault
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Newborn baby is found being 'eaten alive' by ants after being dumped in woodland
WARNING: Contains an image and information some may find upsetting. The child, estimated to be around three-days-old, is expected to make a full recovery
Road to recovery: The newborn child is now stable after being found dumped
has been discovered being 'eaten alive' by ants after being left in woodland.
Police said the tot, estimated to be around three-days-old, was found by a man who heard her crying while taking a shortcut to work.
She was lying on a pile of leaves and covered in ants, officers said.
The badly bitten child was found on the outskirts of Chelyabinsk, a city in Russia.
, if she had not been found when she was, she most likely would not have survived much longer.
Badly bitten: The baby was discovered lying on a pile of leaves and covered in ants
The passer-by called an ambulance and the baby - who still had her umbilical cord attached - was taken to hospital. She is now expected to make a full recovery.
Officers are now trying to trace the tot's parents.
A police spokesman said: "The person that found the baby girl heard her crying, and on investigating discovered the child lying on a pile of leaves and covered in ants."
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