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27

Nov

Future looks bright for kittens rescued from Hurricane SandyA good Samaritan scooped up the newborn kittens and their mother and walked almost 2 miles in the storm to deliver them to a N.Y. shelter.

Future looks bright for kittens rescued from Hurricane Sandy
A good Samaritan scooped up the newborn kittens and their mother and walked almost 2 miles in the storm to deliver them to a N.Y. shelter.

13

Oct

Renee-Nicole Douceur, the manager of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, suffered a stroke in August. She remains at the U.S. research station due to its remoteness and the extreme weather that hits the ice sheet in the austral winter. Officials say it has been too dangerous to send in a rescue plane.

Renee-Nicole Douceur, the manager of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, suffered a stroke in August. She remains at the U.S. research station due to its remoteness and the extreme weather that hits the ice sheet in the austral winter. Officials say it has been too dangerous to send in a rescue plane.

31

May

Raising wild animals as petsShould you try to rescue that abandoned baby bunny or bird? Absolutely not. Here’s why.

Raising wild animals as pets
Should you try to rescue that abandoned baby bunny or bird? Absolutely not. Here’s why.

24

Mar

Baby dolphin saved after being dumped in rice field by tsunamiDolphin reportedly ‘perked up’ once being placed back in the Pacific Ocean by rescuers.

Baby dolphin saved after being dumped in rice field by tsunami
Dolphin reportedly ‘perked up’ once being placed back in the Pacific Ocean by rescuers.

16

Mar

Dog stands by injured canine friend in Japan
A dog guards an injured canine friend in Japan. Rescue workers managed to get one dog to a shelter and the injured animal to a veterinary clinic.

24

Feb

Check out 10 of the greatest escapes of all time — from a real-life rugby team that resorted to cannibalism to the fictional escape of the Gilligan’s Island castaways.

Check out 10 of the greatest escapes of all time — from a real-life rugby team that resorted to cannibalism to the fictional escape of the Gilligan’s Island castaways.

24

Jan

Horse rescued from suburban New York swimming pool

Horse rescued from suburban New York swimming pool