'Broken' dog can't stop smiling when he realizes he's finally safe

Those animals that endure cruelty can often give up on life, thinking there is no hope for happiness. Sanford was ...

Woman inexplicably jumps zoo fence to get up close with African lion

Zoos can be a great place to see animals. Their displays rely on a careful balance between letting visitors see ...

Turtle dies with plastic in stomach

A nature center discovered the baby turtle had 104 pieces of plastic in its intestinal tract.

Deaf hiker falls 700 feet down mountain – when rescuers find her, she isn’t alone

Amelia Milling likes adventure. While most people her age might prefer beach holidays or playing with their smartphones, she has ...

Grieving dog recognizes his late best friend in photo, and won't look away

Dogs are such caring, emotionally intelligent animals. They have a remarkable ability to understand when someone has died, and can ...

Fiona, hippo who defied odds by surviving premature birth, continues to thrive on her 5th birthday

There are few animals in the world as famous as Fiona the Hippo. After defying the odds at birth, Fiona ...