You might call this fluffy guy here the cluckiest rooster on earth.
Heather Bolint was not expecting to rescue a rooster while fulfilling her lifelong dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. The rooster also couldn’t have expected he’d find himself the absolute perfect rescuer.
Bolint is an animal advocate. A few months ago, the 31-year-old left a job with The Humane League, working on farm animal protection measures, in order to hike the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia. Still devoted, Bolint has been using this hike as a fundraiser for the animals.
By 9 a.m. on Oct. 10, Bolint had already hiked 4 miles that morning. She’d completed 1,124 miles of her hike altogether, and was in Pennsylvania, about a half-mile north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
That’s when this very “fancy rooster,” as Bolint describes him, appeared out of nowhere.
“I was completely incredulous when I found him,” Bolint told TODAY.
The rooster in question …