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RACCOON FAMILY FORMS A CHAIN TO HELP A BABY RACCOON GET OVER THE WALL

Police officer Chris Williams was working security near a high school in Camdenton, Missouri, when he spotted a raccoon family looking suspicious. When he came closer though, he witnessed the sweetest moment of the night – the whole raccoon family teamed up to help a raccoon baby get over the […]

FOR HER OWN SAFETY, PIGLET JUMPS OFF A MOVING VEHICLE

A name has been given to a nameless tiny piglet discovered by the side of a Pennsylvania roadway. Charlotte jumped from a moving vehicle and landed hard on the ground. She lay there stunned as the vehicles rushed by. Then one car came to a halt, and a family on their […]

THESE BAD-TEMPERED-LOOKING ANIMALS AREN’T QUITE WHAT THEY SEEMED TO BE

The rock hyrax, which looks like a big guinea pig with a grumpy overbite, is not what he looks to be. The hairy species is known by various names, including “rock badger,” “rock rabbit,” and “dassie,” and is native to Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Because the hyrax is about […]

WHY TOURISTS SHOULDN’T APPROACH WILD ANIMALS TOO CLOSELY

A family chose to travel to Africa in order to get closer to exotic animals, and they couldn’t have gotten much closer than they did on the Chobe River in Botswana. The family was on a guided boat trip when they came upon a wild elephant quietly browsing among some […]

MAMA BEAR CHASTISES HER YOUNGSTER FOR PEERING OUT THESE PEOPLE’S WINDOWS

Sumer Walser Williams and her husband awoke one morning in North Carolina, USA, to the sounds of an unexpected guest. A cute baby bear was watching them through the windows. Sumer said to The Dodo: “We were awakened by sounds outside our bedroom window, which overlooked our front balcony. When […]

DOLPHINS DELIVER PRESENTS FROM THE SEABED TO PEOPLE IN EXCHANGE FOR FOOD

Dolphins are considered one of the most intellectual animals in the animal kingdom; they are capable of building complex relationships and can communicate through both spoken and nonverbal signals. The behavior of a humpback dolphin dubbed Mystique demonstrates the animal’s intellect on a whole new level. In exchange for food, […]

LOST AT SEA, A LITTLE BIRD WAS RESCUED BY A SHIP’S CREW

In Maine, a tiny bird was swept into the ocean by high gusts. The poor little bird appeared to be doomed until he was saved by a ship’s crew. After seeing the tiny bird battling on the water, Jacob Knowles and his team on his boat quickly tried to rescue […]

THE INTERNET IS GOING CRAZY TRYING TO FIND THE CAMOUFLAGED SNAKE IN THIS PICTURE – CAN YOU FIND IT?

A herpetology student from Florida named Helen just shared a photo of a snake being so blended into nature, it’s a real struggle to find it. The picture was posted with the following caption: “Received this from a fellow HERper this morning. No caption needed, the task was implied: “can […]

THESE ABUSED DOGS WERE RESCUED FROM THE STREETS BY A SHELTER AND MADE A SPECTACULAR RECOVERY

The world is full of terrifying stories about neglected animals who desperately need our love and help. Speaking for those who have no voice is one of the kindest and most meaningful things a human being can do. While streets are full of abandoned animals without food or shelter, organizations […]

A MAN FOUND SIX ABANDONED HAIRLESS PUPPIES AND NO ONE COULD TELL THEY’RE GREAT PYRENEES

Here is another rescue story, which at the same time shows the unbelievable ignorance of some people and the heroic compassion of others. On a cold December morning, a man stumbled upon six crusty puppies in the woods of Alabama on his way to work. The poor creatures were in […]