Izismile.com » Animals » How do mice save themselves during the flood (4 pics)
13 Jan 2009 /
Holding on for dear life: The tiny fieldmouse clings to the branch but realises there is no escape as the River Irthing in Cumbria rages below.
It looks to be on its last legs...
... until it hooks its tail around a twig in the torrent
... which drifts to the bank and is caught in other driftwood, allowing our hero to make landfall.