Native girl survives night alone in forest with help of three dogs

A view of the Frog Lake First Nation in Alberta. Photo by Scott Dillon / Facebook

A nine-year-old girl who went missing on the Frog Lake First Nation in Alberta was found unharmed after spending a night alone in the forest.

Temperatures dropped to about 35 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) but family members said Meghan survived with the help of her three dogs. She was only wearing a light jacket and sweatpants, CBC News reported, so her friends kept her warm throughout the night.

"They're always by her side. They've just grown together, they've bonded very well. The dogs are very protective of Meghan," uncle Michael Cross told CBC News.

Meghan was found on Thursday morning after she wandered out of the woods.

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