A Dog Was Swept Up and Swirled Around by a Tiny Tornado
A 70-pound black labrador was taken for the ride of his life when a tiny tornado, aka a dust devil, picked up the doggo and twirled him in the air like a fluffy McFlurry. The wild moment was captured on a neighbor's CCTV.
The dog's owner, Brittnay Wampler, was at work when the incident happened. Her dog Duke was playing outside with a neighbor when a dust devil lifted him, Wampler told WHSV.
"He’s been coined Duke the Flying Dog at our house. The kids joke about buying him a cape," Wampler told The Dodo.
Dog Swept Up and Twirled by Dust Devil
Dust devils may look weak and harmless compared to real tornadoes, but there have been incidences when humans and large objects were sucked into their vortex. In the following video, a child was lifted 20 feet into the air by a powerful dust devil and then dropped.