There's a famous 1941 Looney Tunes sketch which sees a zealous hare challenge a quiet tortoise to a race. The result? The hare ends up losing, hence the famous phrase, "slow and steady wins the race."
It's a well-used example to describe an underdog, and like the biblical story of David's victory over a towering Goliath, it gives us hope that anything can be overcome.
But those stories are reserved for humans. At least, we're the only known species that can understand them, which makes the heroic efforts of this adorable dachshund even more extraordinary.
Without the help of any underdog stories, Kera persevered through the mighty tug of two gigantic Bernese Mountain dogs to come out victorious after a mammoth one minute battle.
Whatever your opinion is on dogs, Kera's victory serves as an inspiration to anyone thinking of throwing in the towel.
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