This adorable pup might just be strong with the Force! Ellie the golden retriever was watching "Star Wars: A New Hope" with her human when, all of a sudden, Darth Vader made his first appearance on-screen. Sensing the Dark Side, Ellie quickly got up, hid behind the couch, and carefully poked her head out to keep her eye on Vader.
Michael Osborne set up his trail camera in southern Arizona, and it doesn't take long for it to attract a visitor! A curious mountain lion slowly approaches the camera, giving us a fascinating glimpse at what it would be like to be close to a mountain lion without actually being close to a mountain lion. How cool are trail cameras? View Now
Rest easy, everyone! The "King" has returned! King the tortoise, that is. The 15-year-old tortoise wandered away from his family's home after a nasty windstorm broke open the backyard fence. Luckily, a neighbor found the big guy wandering around the street and was able to contact the right people. After checking to make sure King got a clean royal bill of health, they located his family. Now King is back home in his kingdom, microchipped we should add, with his loving humans to take care of him. View Now
Ashton isn't just an adorable fluffy dog, he's got a nose for joy too! While it may look like this pooch has two noses, it is, in fact, just one nose. Ashton was born with a cleft palate, and his unique feature only helps to make him look even cuter. Also, who doesn't love a dog who's always smiling? That nose makes you special, Ashton! Don't let anyone tell you differently. View Now
Photographer Maxim Deminov is exploring the East Siberian Sea with his drone, and the footage is absolutely breathtaking. But, when he comes across a group of polar bears, one of them is as curious about the drone as he is about them! The polar bear takes a few swipes at the drone, giving Maxim one incredible shot after another. View Now
If you're unfamiliar with the term "overlanding," just know that it is essentially SUPER camping. You're relying on only yourself for food and supplies as you travel. One of the best places to go overlanding is in Savuti, Botswana. That's just what James Hendry is doing, and lucky for us, he's documenting the entire experience. Just imagine traveling around Africa and being among some of the spectacular wildlife...it really makes us jealous! View Now
Adorable pups Crusoe and Daphne were taught to press an audio button when they're hungry, and something tells us their humans hear that "hungry" sound pretty often. These doggies want food, and they want it now!
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Speaking of dogs with fantastic communication skills, meet Buddy. From identifying different colored balls to fetching the mail — Buddy is a four-legged genius. Consider us impressed! View Now
And the award for most creative hummingbird feeder goes to...James Manzo! James, aka "Hum Daddy," shoves tiny plastic flowers into unusual places like his nose and ears, and the hummingbirds come flying in. It may not be the most conventional way to feed hummingbirds, but it certainly looks like the most fun! View Now
Cicadas are hard to root for. When they awake from hibernation, they are notoriously loud and annoying. Still, that doesn't make the footage we've seen from Kruger National Park any easier to watch. A scorpion can be seen in the night vision footage sneaking up on an unsuspecting cicada and captures the bug after a couple of attempts. It is, quite frankly, horrifying to watch if you hate bugs. View Now
Our man Simon, from Wildlife Aid, got a call about an adorable fox cub that found itself trapped in a ditch, unable to climb out. So, Simon set out to rescue the little guy, and he wasn't very intimidated by the cub's attempts to look scary. If anything, it only looked more adorable. Later, Simon found its home and returned the cub to his family. View Now
Producer Jack Moran joins the RTM hosts for another round of "Best Guess!" He’s showing them three viral videos to see if they can predict how each one will end.
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At the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, a poor puku got caught up in the wrong crowd! Watch the incredible moment a herd of buffalo sent the animal flying.
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Over in South Africa's Djuma Private Game Reserve, two playful baby elephants are wrestling one another. Who knew honing defense skills could be so adorable?
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Frankie is a cat, but he's also a bringer of chaos. When his human came home, she noticed scraps of toilet paper scattered all over the place. Then she checked the bathroom, only to be met with a scene of total destruction. Her entire bathroom looks like a tornado struck inside. But it was only Frankie, the cat with terrible balancing skills.
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In Russia, when a dog spooks a horse that's attached to a sled, things go south pretty quickly. As the horse runs away from the dog, the sled knocks a woman off her feet. Thankfully, she wasn't seriously injured — but that one had to hurt!
Next, a family is enjoying a bike ride on a beautiful day in California when...Uh-oh, Mom down! Mom's wipeout was captured by the camera inside her daughter's new bike trailer, so if you missed it because you were too busy focusing on the adorable baby, we don't blame you. Hopefully Mom's OK! View Now
Wildlife photographer Tara Tanaka captured an incredible sight right in her own backyard! A male Great Egret put on a beautiful show in order to attract a mate, and it worked like a charm. In less than a day, the lovebirds were already building their nest together! How sweet. View Now
Otters are adorable, there's no denying that. But that doesn't mean they're always innocent. A momma otter was catching her lunch on the Isle of Mull in Scotland when her otter cub arrived. Much to our shock, the cub swiped dinner right out of the mouth of poor mom. It's an otter eat otter world, apparently. View Now
Sometimes pythons can be scary, but in this case, this little buddy needed some help being rescued after it wrapped itself around the chassis of a vehicle. We don't even know how he got in there, but we sure are happy that the Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers were able to get him out safely and that no one was hurt in the process. View Now
When a man was riding his motorcycle past a waste dump site in the Philippines, he heard the cries of a poor little pup that was stuck in thick mud. Since the dog appeared to be sinking deeper and deeper, time was of the essence. The heroic man plunged knee-deep into the mud to rescue the pup, who has since been taken in by a resident living in the area and named Lucky. We'll never get tired of seeing humans do the right thing! View Now
Never judge a book by its cover...or a dog by its quirks! First up, meet Bear. Bear isn't your average Rottweiler, because he communicates in growls. No, it doesn't mean he's angry, he was just rescued from a pretty bad situation and it's how he learned to express himself as a puppy. Just look at that smile!
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Cheetahs might be the fastest land animal, but we think a duck chased by a momma crocodile might be faster. Thanks to a nature cam placed in Western Australia by Rodney Fischer, we can see just how ferociously a momma croc defends her nest. Even other fellow reptiles know to run when they get too close. View Now
Texas Backyard Wildlife has around 40 wildlife cameras set up, so they rarely miss a beat! In this fascinating footage, a Great Horned Owl shows a Gray Fox who's boss. And stay out!
Next, when Kelli got her pet goose, she probably never imagined she'd be fighting with it over her boyfriend! Ryan the goose has set its sights on Kelli's boyfriend, Vinny, and let's just say...boots are getting pecked. Watch out, Kelli! View Now
A tourist boat in Chile got up close and personal with some of the locals. Those locals were a pod of orcas that were swimming close to the tourist boat, giving the people onboard quite the show. One whale even got close enough to splash the passengers like they were at SeaWorld!
Next, we all perceive things differently. For example, when we see a school of fish surrounded by sea lions, we sit back and marvel at nature in action. The school of anchovies see a real-life monster movie happening right before their eyes. And the sea lions see fast food. View Now
When a herd of elephants got close to a human in the Djuma Private Game Reserve, the baby elephants just wanted to play! During their sweet interaction with the woman, the adults of the herd stayed calm and collected the entire time. What an amazing experience!
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One woman was taking her dog out for a walk when they came across some slippery ice. While she was busy making sure her dog was safe, she accidentally slipped instead. She found herself nearly up to her knees in the ice cold water while her dog stared at her safely on dry land.
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When you live in an area that gets more wildlife visits, sometimes it can be beneficial to have something like a Ring camera. For example, sometimes you can see an attempted dinner party. One Ring camera recorded a bobcat making a b-line for the nearest tree to get away from a pack of hungry coyotes. View Now
Rounding up kids is never an easy task, especially when it's four against one like this mama bear and her cubs in Connecticut. In an attempt to get them across the street, she picked one up, hoping the other cubs would follow. All mothers know it's not that simple, though! She had to make a few trips back and forth to make sure all her babies were safe.
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Chowder the dog loves to skate. We're not saying Chowder likes to stand on a skateboard just to pose for Instagram. No, Chowder isn't happy unless he's skating like he's Tony Hawk. His humans make sure that they're always on a closed road and the pavement isn't too hot, but when those conditions are right, they let Chowder live that skate life. Now all he needs are some cool skater doggie shoes! View Now