My buddy Alfred and I learned of a calf trapped in a sinkhole / cave. This is us attempting to save it.
I am a caver who has been digging a project on the landowners property for about a year. This area of Tennessee is a great place to live if you are a caver, because it is riddled with sinkholes. This of course can be troublesome for a farmer with young calves wandering around wobbly on their hooves. I had just texted report of my days efforts in my project when the owner called me back and told me about the mother cow hovering near the small sinkhole in his field with a full bag on her (full of milk). He dropped into the hole as far as he could go but couldn’t see around the corner. He smelled the calf though. I was out of town already but promised to return in the a.m. to see what I could find. I enlisted Chuck Sutherland as we were planning to cave anyways. (please do not use the
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