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Rail workers teamed up to rescue a mountain goat that was buried in snow that fell from a track-cleaning operation near the Gesause National Park.

Footage filmed on Wednesday shows two rail workers digging through a pile of snow to save the buried goat. The furry creature can be seen bounding away after it manages to climb out.

Austria and southern Germany have been battling heavy snowfall in the past few days, with authorities issuing red alerts due to extreme weather conditions.

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