'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 ...

Conductor stops train, gets out to save turtle stuck on train tracks

Sometimes animals get themselves stuck in places they shouldn’t be, and need a little human help to get them to ...

'My cat is a thief': Woman puts up display of her cat's stolen items to return them to owners

If you own a cat, you know that one of their unusual habits is to give you “presents.” They might ...