'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 ...

Beloved Brooklyn bodega cat returns home safe after being stolen

There are a lot of iconic things about New York City, from the Statue of Liberty to the yellow taxi ...

Hero 'guard cat' saves the day by alerting owner of armed robbers

Many people get a pet dog to be their “guard dog,” protecting their home from unwanted intruders. But you don’t ...