The beach may be a place for humans to vacation, but for animals, it can be a death trap due to pollution and other hazards. The Coastal Wildlife Club's Turtle Patrol was called to a beach in Florida to rescue a sea turtle that literally got stuck between a rock and a hard place. They were able to free the turtle who quickly returned to the sea.
While the Turtle Patrol was hard at work in Florida, these rescuers were helping a sea turtle that was tangled in fishing line in Hawaii. They also quickly released the turtle back into the water. View Now
If there's one thing you learn today... don't feed seagulls!
AJ learns the hard (and funny) way that a seagull always invites his friends to the buffet. The seven-year-old quickly realizes he's in over his head and makes an escape down the beach, but his aggressive dinner guests are persistent as only seagulls can be. Legend has it he's still running. View Now
Sometimes, even wild animals make us go "aww". Whether it's a biological response to something that reminds us of human babies or maybe we're just weird, but something switches off in our heads and we do really stupid things to these "cute", "adorable" and "huggable" animals.
Like, please, guy with a broom—don't get between a raccoon mom and her kits!
Thumbs up to this second fam for putting a nice thick window in between them and their friendly neighborhood raccoon before the fun starts. View Now
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A bull run is an event that takes place every year around the world in many different locations. A bull tossed a man into the air and the man sustained severe head trauma. The man survived and is now recovering.
Then, watch as a bull attacks chairs and enters a bank during this bull run event. The participants coaxed the bull out of the bank. View Now
These loving animal families will brighten your day. This cat had a mishap at the grooming salon and had to spend the night at the veterinarian's office. The three family dogs welcomed the cat home by sniffing it.
While those dogs were sniffing the cat, this mother dog was feeding her puppies. You've got to see her dodging the hungry puppies before eventually laying down and letting them nurse. View Now
Losing your beloved pet can be one of the most devastating things to happen to a family. Prankster Ed Bassmaster drew a sketch of his missing pet squirrel and asked his neighbors if they had seen little Timmy. As you can probably tell from the drawing this is all just a hilarious prank, but his neighbors played along and were very sympathetic. View Now
This set of animal videos will crack you up. This cat was hired by the police in Australia to do one job. Unfortunately, it was sleeping on the job while a rat crawled on a bale of hay right behind it. View Now
Talk about a close call! Flutist Viviana Guzman got up close and personal with a humpback whale while paddleboarding in California. Guzman was serenading marine mammals near Half Moon Bay earlier this month, when a humpback breached the surface. View Now
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Outdoor animals are exposed to a number of risks and creepy crawlies. A kitten found itself in the veterinarian's office, after a larva got into its nose. A fly's egg attaching to an animal is common in Nebraska.Thankfully, the Nebraska Humane Society says the kitten will make a full recovery. View Now
Animals love to explore, but sometimes they need help getting out of tricky situations.
This pug needed to find out what was inside of its bed. The pug decides to tear up its bed, but this bed wasn't going to let him get away with it.
Meantime, a hungry squirrel just wanted a sweet snack. Instead, it gets trapped in a yogurt cup. View Now
Who needs a pool full of water when you have your imagination? This adorable pup proves that you can do just about anything that you set your mind to! View Now
This will force you to check your shoes for insects and small animals before stepping into them. A baby cobra in India emerged from this dress shoe to surprise the owner. Eventually, the tiny snake did evacuate the shoe and slither off. View Now
Most sensible campers run away SCREAMING from a surprise bear encounter. In Mother Russia, you simply spoon-feed it porridge and berries until he's friendly!
Turns out Stepan is a trained animal actor and has basically the same relationship with this family most have with a dog—snuggling and back-scratching included! This bizarre twist makes this family sound even more awesome and also a little bit crazy to keep a full-grown teddy bear (albeit trained) this close to children.
These two videos showcase unlikely things happening to vehicles. A driver of an orange McLaren failed to stop at a stop sign. You can hear the driver honk the horn and then see a skateboarder running from the crosswalk. The camera then pans to reveal that the skateboarder had smashed in the windshield of the car. View Now
These kind animal rescuers will restore your faith in humanity. First, this man used a knife to free two turtles that had been chained and locked together. The two men who found the turtles could not believe what they were seeing, but were relieved to be able to free the turtles.
Then, this guy in Australia happened upon a sea lion in distress and helped to set it free. The sea lion was tangled in some rope but quickly returned to the ocean once it was untangled. View Now
Where Darrick Thomson is, KhamLha his elephant big sister can't be far behind!
This odd but heartwarming friendship, first shared by ElephantNews, started when Darrick began volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand and met the infant elephant. From that time forward, the two were INSEPARABLE! KhamLha's now a teenager (in elephant years), but she still coddles and leads Darrick around like momma elephants usually parent their youngsters.
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Our moms always told us that if you help any kind of baby wild animal, it'll have "people smell" on it and its mom will reject it. Fortunately, this untrue urban myth (sorry, Mom!) doesn't stop these Lake Buchanan boaters in Texas from intervening when they see two tiny fawns struggling to keep up with their mom in the middle of the lake.
Don't worry, there's a fairy-tale ending to this family drama!
This storied Alaskan rafting guide has only ever lost a SINGLE rafter overboard. Whatever rapid they just went over in the Nenana River must have been insane because count the bobbing heads--there's SEVEN people in the water. The most our freezing and battered friends can do is try to avoid all those dangerous rocks shooting towards them before they're finally rescued by the two rafters who managed to stay afloat.
Things could've been worse... at least there wasn't a BEAR swimming beside them, which is exactly what happens in the second video.
When you encounter wild animals in nature it is very important to remember that they are wild and unpredictable. Newlywed couple Gemma Cosgriff and her husband Damian from Australia were enjoying their honeymoon in Rwanda. They were on a safari tour observing silverback gorillas when one of the gorillas charged Gemma and knocked her over. She said it did not hurt and she thinks she should have worn camouflage colors instead of pink. View Now
Every once and a while a simple story shared on social media goes insanely viral. Rube The Goat was driving one night when he found a rabbit on the side of the road. He used cookies to lure in the white rabbit and the pair quickly became best friends. Rube gushed about the cute rabbit and shared his Snapchat story on Twitter. Social media fell in love with their relationship and many folks are retweeting with photos of themselves and their pet rabbits. View Now
Harvey the cat got himself in a pickle when he decided to weather an entire day and a thunderstorm in his Louisiana neighbor's tree. Thankfully, Randall Kolb was outfitted with the latest in cat-rescue technology and bagged poor Harvey.
Cats in trees are pretty predictable... but cats riding on scooters? Guess it's a thing now in Thailand, according to this bizarre and trend-setting scooter duo.
If you love baby animals then these videos will make your day. First, watch this albino wallaby joey trying to get into its mother's pouch.
Then, watch this mother rabbit feeding her baby bunnies. These little babies were very hungry indeed. View Now
This is probably how Pokémon Go would look like IRL.
We've all had those soul-crushing moments when we spend dozens of Pokéballs on that one exotic creature just to see it vanish!This mega-pride of South African lions were having a bad day, too, when they let this 10CP Porcupine escape under a tourist's safari van in Kruger National Park. View Now
Two victims were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a fire ripped through an apartment building. Firefighters rushed to rescue a woman and her dog from the apartment balcony of a burning building in Vancouver, Canada.
Water came crashing through the wall of this building in Brazil after a sewage plant next door flooded. The water was the treated waste water. The wall collapsed and eleven people were injured in this incident. View Now
We wish our heads could fit into potato chip bags! How else are you supposed to get all the little tiny pieces? Of course, then you have to deal with emergency chip situations like these adorable trapped critters.
This traumatized housecat shifts into reverse when it realizes its tasty nacho snack was actually a cheesy trap! This unfortunate kangaroo from the Land Down Under fares even worse after realizing its short arms isn't designed to deal with human junk food bags.
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If deep-sea dives have taught us anything, it's that some ocean creatures are pretty dang weird.
Case in point: this bit of seaweed that is NOT a bit of seaweed! We think that underneath all this organic disguise is a small Decorator Crab. If you have an idea, please this us know?
Although our creature got away, these spider crab cousins make a tasty brunch for this hungry octopus. View Now