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
This bizarre and angry encounter on the Scotish cliffs reminds us of that terrifying Alfred Hitchcock classic "The Birds". For once, hundreds of pesky seagulls don't want Paul Reavley's sandwich—they just want him gone! An Irish fox hunter got the opposite treatment when his adorable would-be prey snuck up close for a friendly looksie at the strange creature making fox sounds.
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
These tiny, ghostly Pinktoe Tarantulas just a week old may grow up into those big, hairy adults you arachnophobes love to squash but these itsy-bitsy cuties have stolen our hearts. You won't mistake them for anything else but spiders but these little babies are so tiny and smooth they hardly even look scary!
This insane fever of soaring Manta Rays (yes, "fever" is actually the correct way to describe a group of stingrays) is one more reason to visit beautiful Cabo in Mexico. This Paddleboarder will never forget his surprise encounter.
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!
Check twice next time you pick up that stray dollar or you might star in PrankFiles' next hilarious video!
Turns out people will put up with a lot for a dollar because every unwary shopper takes the juicy bait. The reactions are PRICELESS as the victims spy the realistic-looking critter springing out of the shadows. We love the horrifying moment when they realize the joke's not yet over!
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
Nobody loves bath time more than this baby elephant. Watch this adorable, months-old calf splash around in a kiddie pool during his first bath ever at the Dallas Zoo. 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
These two animals were both rescued by two kind couples. RightThisMinute viewer Clarissa Sahloff shared this rescue story. This desert snake stowed away in this couple's car three years ago. The couple kept the snake in a fish tank and named it X. But eventually, they decided to return the snake to the same desert where it originally slithered into their car. View Now
We've all bitten off more than we can chew but these silly fawns learn the hard way when they got trapped in fences! These poor baby deer are half hysterical with fright but thankfully, helpful humans help the two scamper back to their worried mommas and forest friends.
These adorable animals will brighten your day. First, this cockatiel likes to sing the theme song from the Addams Family.
Then, check out this video from LPE 360 of a koala bear climbing a pole. The poor koala has a really hard time getting up the slippery pole. View Now
Apparently, this happens to a lot of folks.
Centipedes are a nasty insect known for its nasty bite but sometimes, they inexplicably wander into your ear. It's an excruciating experience for the poor victim because the critter eventually realizes it's lost and starts crawling around and biting the INSIDE of your ear!
This disgustingly entertaining video shows the best way to flush these ear invaders out!