Dog is found trapped at the bottom of a 30-foot hole after several days alone

In North Carolina, a group of mountain bikers were out on a trail when they came across the last thing they expected; Down in a 30-foot sinkhole was a dog trapped and in need of help. Luckily, they had some beef jerky on hand.

The poor dog had been stuck in the hole for several days, according to Burke County Search and Rescue.

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The bikers called rescuers for help and led them over a mile away to the stranded pup. They would lower down and lure the dog with the beef jerky and bring him up to safety with the use of a harness.

The dog was not harmed, only dehydrated and starving. He was taken to Burke County Animal Services where he was examined and named Sinker. He has no microchip, so if no owners come forward, he will be put up for adoption.