Arthur, The Stray Dog who joined a Swedish race team and refused to be left behind
Meet Arthur the stray dog who followed an extreme sports team during a grueling 430-mile race through the Amazon rainforest and refused to leave their side until the finish.
-Team Peak Performance were sat down for a meal before a 20 mile trek in Ecuador when they saw a stray dog
-Swedish group were taking part in the Adventure Racing World Championship through the Amazon rain forest
-Mikael Lindnord fed the animal a meatball before the team carried on but the scruffy creature followed them
-They tried to get rid of him, primarily for his own safety, but he refused to go so he became a fifth team member
-The group of four decided to name him Arthur and have now adopted him and flown him back to Sweden
-Lindnord said: ‘I came to Ecuador to win the World Championship. Instead, I got a new friend’