Dog finds own way off cliff edge after unsuccessful rescue

Mary the mutt was stranded on a terrifying 50ft ledge

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This search and rescue team hike up a steep Utah mountain, trying to rescue a dog that was stuck on a ledge.

The rescue wasn't successful, but had a happy ending when the dog made it safely down the mountain on its own.

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One of the rescuers can be heard saying: "We've got a dog harness and we're going to rappell down, put that on and bring her back down to safety."

The dog, named Mary, got stuck on a narrow ledge above a 50-feet cliff

A member of the team rappelled down to try and lure her to safety with food.

The rescue wasn't successful as the dog became skittish every time the rescuer got close.

But the saga had a happy ending when Mary made it down the mountain alone.