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Cops Save Tiniest Siblings From Inside Flooded Cave

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They were cold, scared and their mom was nowhere in sight — but at least they had each other. As their den filled with water, the two bear cubs cried out, hoping that someone would come along to help them. Credit: Wild Instincts Animal Hospital After a few minutes, the kindest police officers rushed to […]

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Park Rangers Find 6 Baby Wild Elephants All Stuck In A Row

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When a group of park rangers in Thap Lan National Park in Thailand became aware of six baby elephants trapped in a pit of mud, they immediately rushed out to the site to assess the situation. When they arrived, they found the six baby elephants all lined up in a row in the mud, entirely […]

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Man And His Dog Leap Into Water To Save Pups Trapped In Icy Lake

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Since meeting one another last year, Timofey Yuriev and his faithful dog Kira have been inseparable companions. Indeed, the happy duo do just about everything together. And that includes saving lives. Credit: Timofey Yuriev Last Saturday, Yuriev, his wife and Kira headed out for a sunset stroll around an ice-covered lake near their home in New York. It’s […]

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Man Crawls Under His House To Fix The Cable — And Finds 45 Rattlesnakes

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When a man’s cable service started acting up, he decided to crawl under his home in Texas to see if he could locate the problem. When he got into the crawl space, he suddenly noticed what he thought was just a few rattlesnakes, and at first, he was confused. How could a few snakes be […]

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Hundreds Of ‘Extra’ Sled Dogs Are Being Secretly Killed, Ex-Employee Says

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After a trek through the forest at night, the group of people finally reached the spot they’d all been told about. Brushing off mounds of the packed earth, the group started to dig where the soil had clearly been disturbed before. After a few minutes, they stepped back to shine their flashlights into the shallow […]

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Students Give Teacher Pop Quiz To Help Her Find The Perfect Dog

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After graduating from college and accepting a job as a middle school teacher in Oklahoma, Emily Gray had one more thing left to accomplish: adopt a dog. “In college, she always had roommates and lived in rental houses where owning a dog was not feasible,” Caroline Sutton, Gray’s sister, told The Dodo. “Now that she’s […]

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Camera Catches Cat Comforting Anxious Dog While Owner Is Away

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The support of a friend can be a powerful tool when battling anxiety — someone who gently lets you know that you’re not alone and that everything will be OK. No one knows this better than Joule — a sweet-natured dog who hates to be left alone. Credit: Instagram/ginger_cat_and_vizslas Joule has come a long way since […]

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Police Ignored This Box During Search — Until They Heard Splashing

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When officers with the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) began searching a home in Washington, D.C., last summer, they expected to find some unnerving sights. But nothing could have prepared them for who was lurking in the basement. The property belonged to a man involved in a suspected dogfighting ring, and during the search, the officers […]

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Family Dog Out On Walk Sniffs Out A Tiny Blind Kitten

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Rose Jenkins had just finished walking her dog, Jai, and they were heading back to their condo. As they wandered down an alley to reach their door, Jai suddenly pulled on his leash. “I thought he caught the scent of some food, but it was different,” Jenkins, who lives in Bangkok, Thailand, said. “He was […]

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Retired Greyhounds Are Forced To Give Blood At This Strange ‘Rescue’ Group

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The barking was deafening. The moment anyone stepped into Hemopet’s building, where 200 greyhounds are kept in tiny, rusty cages, the dogs erupted with sound. “The dog barking is persistent and loud, and there’s no respite for the animals from that constant noise,” Dan Paden, associate director of evidence analysis at PETA, told The Dodo. […]

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