Spotted by local residents, one very neglected dog in Łódź, Poland was brought under the care of the city's animal shelter after police rescued the dog. Based on the dog's appearance, the owner didn't tend to any of his needs — letting his hair grow so long and matted that he could hardly walk properly. Staff at the shelter did what they could to make the pup more comfortable, even naming him Farciarz meaning "Lucky." View Now
Spotting a marine iguana in the Galápagos Islands was certainly a highlight for Adam Martin. After all, they are the only marine lizards in the world!
Meanwhile, on a boat in Norway, Ellie Rothnie was guiding a photography trip and enjoying a cup of tea when a swarm of seagulls decided they'd like a drink too. View Now
This snow leopard at the Paradise Wildlife Park was just chilling when it noticed that it was on camera! It nearly had a full-blown freakout, which we would too if nobody told us we were on camera unexpectedly. View Now
This snow leopard at the Paradise Wildlife Park was just chilling when it noticed that it was on camera! It nearly had a full-blown freakout, which we would too if nobody told us we were on camera unexpectedly.
Speaking of cats, Masuka's human must have been wondering why all the water in the watercooler was disappearing so fast. Well, turns out Masuka has figured out quite the clever hack. View Now
Your first day on the job can be kind of nerve-racking. This man's first day on the job at the car wash was downright harrowing. The driver in the red truck failed to put it in neutral, so it reversed. The employee leaped on the hood of the other car and managed to keep both vehicles from getting too damaged.
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A bear found itself trapped after wandering into a minivan parked outside of a house in Asheville, North Carolina. Once owner Nicole Lissenden realized there was a large black bear in their van, it was too late. The automatic doors were damaged and wouldn't open, and each attempt to open the door manually failed. They contacted Animal Services, but before they could arrive to get the bear out safely, it decided a better way to escape would just be to bust through the window.
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It's not just people that need help during an emergency situation. Animals can often use assistance, especially when they're helpless to the elements and not able to escape on their own. As tropical depression Florence rages on in the Carolinas, videos are popping up everywhere of unbelievable water rescues and touching acts of kindness.
CA Task Force 5 members helping out in Duplin County, North Carolina rescued a scared rabbit. View Now
In most cases, donkeys living in India are used to carry bricks and heavy loads of sand. After being overworked and potentially injured, they are treated cruelly and abandoned if they can no longer meet expectations.
Animal Aid Unlimited, India received a call about a donkey seen limping through the streets due to incredibly tight plastic ties around its legs. Once they got to him, it was clear the animal had been suffering for weeks. Thank goodness they came to his aid when they did! View Now
Yoda the dog has had a tough time recently. He was found roaming around the streets, neighbors said they believe that Yoda's owners had passed away. However, there was nothing to fear because Hope For Paws was on the scene. After Yoda realized he could trust these people, he happily went with them to get a bath, some food, and a place to live while he waits to be adopted! View Now
When we're born, there's not much expected of us. When giraffes are born, they've got to instantly know how to walk in order to avoid predators. Videographer Hein Myers was lucky enough to get to see this newborn giraffe take their first few steps. View Now
Six kids were taken to the hospital when a camel got spooked and ran loose at the Shrine Circus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The incident happened during the camel rides at intermission when the camel suddenly became panicked and ran out of the ring, bucking and throwing riders off its back. One girl's leg was stuck in the saddle, and you can see her struggling to hang on. The handlers quickly got the animal under control, but not before several kids and one adult were hurt, the worst injury being a broken arm. View Now
There’s nothing like catching a big wave with your best buddy. Rudder the Golden Retriever is an experienced surfer and can handle the waves just as well as her human. Even dogs like Brandy and Cherie are hanging 10 out on the water! View Now
A couple was taking a stroll in Canada's Jasper National Park when a male elk appeared from out of the woods and started to charge at them. They only knew to make loud noises in hopes of deterring it away. It took some time, but they finally found a way to get the elk to run in the other direction. via ViralHogView Now
Surviving an accident is a mere blessing — some even consider it a second chance at life. Jemima Green, a 27-year-old from Beaminster, England was in a terrible collision three years ago when a van hit her friend's vehicle head-on. A spinal cord injury left her paralyzed from the waist down. However, Jemima was determined to continue pursuing her passion — horses. View Now
How long do you think it would take for a sloth to cross the road? Well, it doesn't really matter because the answer is TOO LONG! That's why this group of tourists in Costa Rica didn't hesitate to help the animal. It's truly a good thing they did because it could have easily not made it to the other side. View Now
If you haven't had the best day, just wait because it's about to get so much better. These three pups will put a smile on your face, total guarantee. If not, then we're not sorry. From a dog who's sniffed out the peanut butter fudge to the cutest little pizza delivery dog you've ever seen and finally, to a dog who wants ear medicine just like his sis. You'll be smiling all over the place. View Now
It's been over 140 years since bison populated Canada's Banff National Park, but that's about to change! The good people from Parks Canada have been raising and caring for a herd of wild plains bison for a year and a half. Now they are being triumphantly released back into the national park. View Now
Rescuers in Chernobyl, Russia risked their lives by hopping into a boat and saving the life of an unconscious elk trapped in a pond. The contaminated area still poses a serious health risk. Luckily, the rescuers were fine and the animal was successfully returned to the wild.
Next, get ready for the best law enforcement team around! One's a swan, the other is a cop, and together they bring down the webbed foot on crime! Okay, actually this was just a cop making sure the swan wasn't injured as it crossed the street, but we wish they were partners. View Now
This 13-week-old bat endured predator attacks, suffered several wounds and infections and flew directly into a parked car. Little did she know, it was her luckiest day ever! When she was rescued, they found her to be 120 grams underweight. Here, you see her beginning to gain it all back. Just look how she chomps down on that banana! Say what you want about bats, this is stinkin' cute.
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When you have two dogs, you have to make sure everything is fair. That means if one dog gets a treat, so does the other one. If one dog gets to sit on the couch, so does the other one. And when one dog gets an ear infection and has to have ear drops every day, so should the other one, right? Well, this dad can't say no to that cute face! He even makes little squirt sounds while pretending to give the dog medicine. That's a good dog dad.
Coyote Peterson is roasting in the hot Sonoran Desert sun to find the elusive desert iguana. It took him a few hours (and a few more gallons of water) but he finally managed to catch one. Usually, the animals Coyote finds try to escape, but this one realizes it's on camera and just decides to chill out. View Now
In times of uncertainty and sadness, cats have an excellent way of making you feel loved and cared for. Sophie Martone, an 88-year-old who was diagnosed with lung cancer several months ago, has found comfort in a blind cat named Donny. Because of her age, doctors determined she was not a candidate for surgery, so they recommended radiation therapy. After 12 very successful treatments, Sophie is to be released from the hospital cancer free. Perhaps much of it had to do with Donny's acts of love. View Now
We all have our passions and Yang Yang has found a knack for painting. Yep, Yang Yang is a giant panda and she's quite cute when she works. Her paintings are a means for fundraising at the Tiergarten Schönbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria. She will be creating 100 mini-masterpieces to raise funds for a book all about the zoo's pandas. If you're interested in being a part of this, head on over to their donation page! View Now
Jack Huncho the dog may have the coolest name ever, but he's lucky he didn't get stuck with "Scaredy-Cat." Once he heard the lightning outside, Huncho went to hide in the safest place he could think of, his human's dryer.
Speaking of dogs, can this beagle catch a pizza slice in mid-air? With the video going into slow motion, and the fact that the owner posted it, you'd sure hope the dog caught it. But alas, the pup had to use the five-second rule to get his slice instead. View Now
The National Mill Dog Rescue has looked after a 12-year-old Pekingese named Violet since she's been under their care. She was found in pretty rough condition but thanks to experts on staff, Violet is now much healthier as she recovers from an eye surgery. This girl is surely on the up-and-up and she's already been adopted by Peggy who traveled from Illinois to Colorado to meet Violet. View Now
At the Kruger National Park in South Africa, tourists had an up-close and personal experience with a curious lion. This Kruger Sighting is really unlike anything else we've seen coming from this park before! It's a good thing their windows were up. View Now