With ever-shrinking numbers in the wild, it's rare to see adorable pygmy hippos like this yet-unnamed little one at the Taronga Zoo in Australia. The world's already fallen in love with the newborn hippopotamus as she takes her first swim and learns to be a hippo.
Watch the miracle of life in action as a slimy zebra foal emerges from inside mom at Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Pulling a handgun on a carful of Russian cops is as ill-advised as it gets. Fortunately, when the pistol inevitably fires, it misses every officer and hits his buddy's hand! How's that for karma?
The armed Russian security guard in this bloody CCTV footage earns his paycheck a dozen times over when gets in between a desperate jewel thief and freedom outside. Though the bandit drops his loot in the scuffle, our poor guard's battered with a barrage of dangerous hammer blows.
Columbian police are being praised for risking their own skin to untangle a pit bull from a bloody mess of barbed wire and glass atop a fence. Barehanded, they pry the wire apart and hammer at the sharp glass to free their new friend as neighbors cheer on. View Now
Uruguayans are again talking about the prison overcrowding crisis after these shocking videos surfaced. Though it's common knowledge that prison violence exists, these dueling prisoners aren't holding tiny shivs but full-sized machete "swords" as they hack and slash at one another. Guards, meanwhile, are nowhere to be seen and don't interrupt the potentially fatal fight.
Police can't make sense of these abusive tourists' attack on Chinese celebrity swans in Slender West Lake. Whatever their cruel motivation, this mysterious masked duo climb over a park fence to crush this protected swan couple's incubating eggs and assault the mourning parents! Dozens of park visitors record the shocking attempt but sadly, nobody appears to intervene. View Now
It's not every day you see the aftermath of a shark stabbing—that's why this compassionate scuba instructor in the Cayman Islands is so shocked to find this particular nurse shark alive, well and seemingly unconcerned about the kitchen knife stuck in its head! Amazingly, fellow divers confirm the injured shark survives Brett Johnson's DIY removal and can probably be seen today.
WARNING: Graphic video included.
It's hard to imagine a hospital shift-gone-worse after watching this horrifying CCTV footage from Russia. In it, we see a disagreement between a nurse and unstable patient escalate into a one-sided, bloody barrage of punches and shoves. View Now
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For the mere "crime" of watching his favorite TV show, superfan Hayrettin Davulcu gets a knife in his skull! Thankfully, Turkish police quickly catch the jealous stabber and cart a stunned-but-alive Hayrettin off to the hospital, where his bizarre injury was first noticed.
Brazil's famed "Carnival" celebration always draws crowds, but this police officer is so incensed by the rowdy youngsters that he beats down a random merrymaker with a traffic cone!
The jury's still out on how "real" wrestling is, but there's no denying Mexican wrestler Sangre Chicana Junior's blistering wounds. Watch as the theatrical Lucha Libre fighter gets thrown onto a burning table! Even though bystanders quickly come to his aid, the defeated wrestler's still recovering in the hospital from severe second- and third-degree burns. View Now
Brazilian surgeons have seconds to react when pregnant mom Michelle Santiago's heart stops mid-delivery. Knowing baby Maysa inside has only moments to live, Dr. Gláucius Nascimento and the physicians surrounding mother and daughter perform an emergency Caesarian and pump oxygen into the infant's starved lungs.
Miraculously, Maysa wakes up and begins breathing on her own! View Now
A photo-obsessed tourist in Brazil learns the hard way that sharks make horrible selfie buddies. Just as she's ready to pose, the small ferocious fish snaps down on her hand and won't let go until rescuers pry its jaws away! View Now
Aware Trust Zimbabwe gets an alarming call—apparently, there's a frantic lion snared just outside a busy village! Keeping their distance from the angry, scared growls coming somewhere from in the brush, wary rescuers fire tranquilizing darts blindly at the hidden lion. Even though it's a bullseye, the loud excited crowd keeps the groggy lion dangerously awake. View Now
A photo-obsessed tourist in Brazil learns the hard way that sharks make horrible selfie buddies. Just as she's ready to pose, the small ferocious fish snaps down on her hand and won't let go until rescuers pry its jaws away!
Things go better for a tourist in Spain when she meets a friendly sea lion absolutely mesmerized with her spinning polka dot umbrella at the Oceanographic Aquarium. In fact, he's so intently focused that he starts looping along with it!
Italian carjackers take a woman completely by surprise as she peacefully sits in her car. Before she can react, the aggressive masked man has already dragged her from the vehicle by her hair. When she dizzily tries to resist, her car speeds away with her still clinging on! View Now
This 20-year-old SFX makeup artist is bringing us a new holiday "glam" look. You might remember Karolina Maria from her gory candy cane how-to this past Christmas. If you want to scare away your Valentine's date, go ahead and watch this heart eyes tutorial. View Now
A cruel human's prank nearly chokes the life from the growing stray puppy in this second animal rescue. Thankfully, Rosu Ovidiu and his Romanian rescue crew arrive just in time to remove the thick plastic pipe strangling him for months and get him emergency medical help. View Now
While celebrating the birthday of local businessman Maxim Kotovshikov, his guests relaxed at a hookah lounge in Russia until things got out of hand. Included in his guest list, MMA Fighter Yegor Shchennikov and editor in chief for Courage magazine Anastasia Zonina. Yegor ridiculously got upset with the journalist when he felt she wasn't giving him enough attention. Everything he does following his burst anger is absolutely uncalled for. View Now
This poor cat's down to eight lives after carbon monoxide poisoning and a bad run-in with a Moscow apartment fire. Although Lola's unconscious and not breathing when firefighters first pull him from the blaze, kitty CPR brings him back to life!View Now
Popular Indian actress Parul Yadav is out for a stroll with her darling puppy when a horde of stray dogs appear from nowhere and attack the duo! Although only seconds pass before horrified bystanders intervene, Parul's now hospitalized with dozens of cuts, bruises and bites she received protecting her pooch.
Hefty carpet pythons like this Aussie snake don't usually have much to fear... but this opportunistic Goanna lizard only sees dinner! Claudia, Abby and Anna stumbled upon the life-or-death fight during an outback walk and swear they heard the two reptiles tussling for some time. View Now
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Dr. Norman Regal at Triad Foot Center is giving Dr. Pimple Popper a run for her money in this equal parts disgusting and fascinating ganglion cyst removal. Instead of cheesy gunk, out pops a curious "fish egg clutch" from his patient's foot! Watch the entire addictive procedure here.View Now
The masked daredevil known as 8Booth learns a bloody lesson after a pool jump from a four-story hotel roof goes horribly wrong. 8Booth's no stranger to danger (you won't believe his history of insane close calls), but this time he lands a few feet short and slams his feet on the edge of the pool! View Now
Only on Wildlife Aid will you see rescues as unusual as a pigeon stuck in a tree. Simon Cowell's surprised too, but the situation starts making a lot more sense when he discovers the pigeon-in-need has a bloodied hurt leg.