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Hero Ants Rescue Friend Who’s Trapped In Spiderweb

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A few tiny individuals just proved how far they would go to save a friend — and it’s changing the way people view their kind. Credit: YouTube/Science Magazine A group of desert harvester ants was just observed freeing their siblings from spiderwebs. Scientists watched as the insects not only came to the rescue, but also […]

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EPA’s Dangerous Move Threatens 250+ Bird Species in the Mississippi Flyway

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In 2008, the George W. Bush administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vetoed a harmful drainage project in the Mississippi Delta known as the Yazoo Backwater Pumps. EPA cited the project would cause “unacceptable damage” to some of the nation’s “richest wetland and aquatic resources”. At the time, this was EPA’s 12th veto in the history […]

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Dog Found Tangled Up In His Leash With The Saddest Note

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Staffers at the Villalobos Rescue Center (VRC) were met with a heartbreaking sight when they arrived for work last month. Tied to a fence on the New Orleans-based rescue’s property was a young pit bull. The nervous dog cowered in fear as the staffers approached. They could see that his leg had become wrapped up in […]

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Man Immediately Puts His Car Up For Sale To Save His Dog’s Life

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Randy Etter and his dog Gemini have been together since Gemini was just a little puppy. It’s been around two years now, and the pair are the absolute best of friends. They love each other so much and brighten each other’s lives every single day — so when Etter found out he might lose Gemini, […]

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When Did You Fall in Love With Birds?

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In February, we asked some of our most loyal members (who had opted to participate in our Donor Insight Panel survey) to recall their earliest or most special experience birdwatching. Along with highlighting a diverse array of species, many of our supporters also pointed to the people in their life who first introduced them to birds. […]

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Mailman Fulfills The Final Wish Of A Dog On His Route Who Passed Away

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Gretchen the German shepherd may have recently passed away — but she found the perfect person to ensure her loving legacy lives on. When the Cimino family, from Texas, adopted Gretchen as a rescue in 2013, it was evident that she had experienced little love in her life up to that point. “She was pretty […]

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Wild Squirrel Comes Back Every Day To Visit The Man Who Saved Her

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When Tyler Gregory found a little squirrel on his Kansas property last August, he knew he’d do whatever was needed to save the little life. The baby squirrel was caught in a thunderstorm and had blown far from the safety of her nest and mom. Gregory brought the squirrel inside to warm up, but he […]

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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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Woman Catches Her Cat Sneaking Off To Snuggle With Her Pet Rat

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MacKenzie Allmon of North Little Rock, Arkansas, is a true animal lover — she’s a cat person and a dog person, and as the proud caretaker of four pet rats, she’s even a rat person.  Allmon says her animals are her everything. But little did she know just how much some of her pets would […]

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Beer Can On Side Of Road Had Someone Strange Stuck Inside It

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Whoever tossed an empty Bud Light can onto the side of a road in Florida probably had no idea it would be at the center of some very dramatic moments. Just the other day, Rosa Fond, president of an animal rescue organization called Humans and Animals United (HAU), was on her way home from an animal shelter, […]

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