Twelve-year-old boy scout Michael Auberry had had enough of camping. He wandered into the deep woods surrounding North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway, hoping to find a road and to hitchhike home. Four days later, rescue workers, searchers, and heat-sensing helicopters were still scouring the area for the lost boy when—at noon on Tuesday—a Shiloh shepherd named Gandalf caught Michael’s scent. Having slept on under rocks and survived on stream water, the scout was tired, hungry, and homesick—but otherwise okay. Read the full story here.