'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 ...

Curious gorilla mom stares lovingly at woman's baby, and shows off her own child

One thing humans have in common with animals is a mother’s love for their child. In nearly every species, a ...

Unwanted shelter dog gets job as K9 police officer

There are so many dogs in shelters, just waiting for someone to see their potential and take them home. And ...