'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 ...

Heroic rat is an expert at detecting landmines in Cambodia, saving countless lives

We’ve seen many stories of animals like cats and dogs saving the day, but you’ve probably never heard of a ...

Dog is found abandoned on the street with note: 'My dad lost his job and home to COVID'

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted all of our lives. It’s been especially hard on people who have lost ...