Christopher Grecco was found early Monday morning after eight hours alone in the woods near Acton, Maine.
Wardens say a volunteer rescuer and her dog found the boy lying on the ground, playing dead, because he thought her dog was a fox.
The search was launched Sunday evening after the boy became separated from a group of relatives hiking along a trail near the New Hampshire border.
The volunteer says the boy was wet, tired and hungry, but otherwise alright.
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