Things are beginning to look up for Hillary the donkey. The wild equine has finally been rescued.

According to HuffPost, the stranded burro was removed from her lonely island and will eventually join a new herd.

Hillary was alone on a small patch of land in the middle of a California lake for around two years.

She is now settling in at a facility near Sacramento that is run by the nonprofit Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue.

Rescuers say Hillary has a front leg injury that will be treated prior to introducing her to a new permanent herd.

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