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Stranded Sea Lion Pup Gets a Car Ride to Safety

It was not a co-passenger Mike Delahunt expected to be sitting in his car. But early Wednesday a seal lion pup made itself comfortable in his vehicle as the stunned driver found the ailing animal on his way to work.

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Injured Dolphin asks for Help from Divers in Hawaii

There are men who make survival difficult for animals and then there are men who help. But one bottlenose dolphin witnessed both faces of humans, when it got entangled in a carelessly left fishing line and then got help from divers, who set it free.

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First Baby Beluga Rescued by the U.S. Doing Better but Not Out of the Woods Yet

While examining a bald eagle, two Alaskan fishermen happened upon something sleek and gray in the Bristol Bay surf. It was faintly clicking and whistling and seemed to be disoriented. At first, it swam away, but soon circled back to shore. Upon spotting it again, the fisherman contacted just the right person.

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11 Exotic Animals Rescued from Zoo in Mississippi

The Humane Society of the United States is used to rescuing animals like dogs, cats and horses from cruelty situations. But the society recently expanded their humane touch by rescuing 11 exotic animals including tigers and leopards from Collin Zoo, an unaccredited roadside facility.

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Vacationers Look On As Miami Beach Ocean Rescue Saves A Nurse Shark

Holiday vacationers got a bit of a surprise yesterday as they witnessed Miami Beach Ocean Rescue save a nurse shark after it was washed ashore on South Beach.

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Hope for Vietnam’s Bears

One look at the 14 new residents of the Moon Bear rescue centre in the Tam Dao National Park and one can understand they have recently witnessed extreme trauma. Held captive in one of Vietnam’s many bear farms, the animals would have ended dead and without bile if not for a change of heart of the farm owner.

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Home Builders Rescue Four Stranded Manatees

Residents along the Arlington coast often find marine animals near the coast that most of the time go back to deeper waters on their own. But when home builders noticed 4 manatees tangled in the weeds and mud, they immediately knew that the mammals needed a helping hand.

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Oh Pooh! Black Bear Cub Rescued After Getting It’s Head Stuck in Jar

Just like a scene from the famous book Winnie The Pooh a black bear had to be rescued after getting its head stuck in a jar.

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Ex-Racehorse Rescued From Neighbour’s Swimming Pool

Crews in Melbourne Florida were called after a six-year-old brown stallion – weighing 1,500lb – wandered into an enclosed pool from a nearby pasture.

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Polar Bear Cub Rescued from Alaskan Oil Field, Now Needs a Home

Staff from the Alaska Zoo and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rescued an orphaned polar bear cub at an Alaska oil field on Friday.  The zoo is currently caring for the 4 month old cub but is looking for another zoo as her permanent home because of space constraints. The polar bear cub was first […]

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Wild Bobcat Rescued by Couple Becomes a Web Sensation

Nici and Skip Haerter were used to rescuing cats but one evening Nici saw an injured wild bobcat on the highway. While the couple rescued and saved the animal’s life, his recovering video has already become a web sensation.

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Rescuers Save a Baby Platypus

When Bill and Lesley Waterhouse, the members of a local Wildlife group Native American Rescue Group (NARG) got a call from a man stating he had found a baby platypus that needed help they were concerned. The rescuers had never saved a platypus before and the challenge seemed greater because it was a baby and sick.