Squirrel saved by "The Office" and Bee Gees


Central Michigan student Natalie Belsito became an unlikely hero when she pulled a drowning squirrel out of a campus pool last week. Luckily for the squirrel Natalie happens to be studying biology wildlife conservation. She also remembered some life-saving advice from the hit comedy "The Office".  Back in season five Steve Carell's character gains a valuable CPR tip - perform compressions to the beat of the Bee Gees 1977 disco anthem "Stayin' Alive". Once the squirrel was revived, Natalie took him home and warmed him up with a hair dryer before releasing back on campus.

It's worth noting that the American Heart Association in 2011 used a public service announcement starring actor Ken Jeong to push “Stayin’ Alive,” with its 100-beats-per-minute tempo, as the perfect guide for performing CPR chest compressions: