Gemma Gilbert captured footage of a real-life Sonic the Hedgehog, and it's just as cute as you'd imagine! The speedy hedgehog zoomed back and forth while its friend enjoyed a snack in the background. The quick pitter-patter of the hedgehog's paws made the whole thing even more adorable. Gotta go fast!
Speaking of cute animals, Lee Asher was hiking with some dogs when one of the pups got tuckered out. Lee seemed more than happy to lend a hand by carrying the little puppy down the trail. Let's be honest: we'd all love to carry that precious pup around for a while! View Now
It's one of the scariest things you can see on the road. A poor pup named Dafi was spotted by motorists running along the road on a highway in Malaysia. Motorcycle riders quickly surrounded the terrified dog and worked together to get him to safety. Eventually, the pooch was saved from the street and returned to his human. It was later learned that Dafi's human had dropped him off at a doggie daycare who accidentally let the pup out. Whoops! View Now
While baby Kylo is crying, it's Oreo to the rescue! The sweet pup starts howling to soothe little Kylo, and it actually works! This one's melting our hearts.
Next, little Luwi's human is busy taking an online exam, and Luwi isn't here for all this study business. Watch the pup's adorable attempt at getting the girl to come and play!
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Our buddies over at Gatorland in Florida want us to know some important gator safety tips. For example, did you know that alligators can be found anywhere? That's right, be on your guard, astronauts! It's also alligator mating season, so it's really important to give these animals their space. View Now
Some folks were enjoying a day out on Brazil's Paranaíba River when they came across a heron hanging from a tree branch in the water. It looks like the bird had gotten tangled up in some fishing line, so the kindhearted humans pulled their boat up to cut it down. We're so happy to see this heron fly free!
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Now this is a reality show everyone can get behind! Texas Backyard Wildlife has set up a hidden nature camera in a fox den so you can watch a momma grey fox raise her adorable kits via livestream. It's so cool to see the animals in their natural environment, and let's face it, this kind of thing is just soothing. View Now
Some calls are scarier than others for the folks at Hope For Paws, like their latest cat rescue. The cat in question, later named "Tater Tot," was shot by a BB gun. The pellet hit the cat in the spine, making it impossible for Tater Tot to do anything other than lay there meowing for help. But Tater's luck turned around when Hope For Paws brought him back to their surgical room. View Now
Everybody take cover, it's a stampede! Ahhhh! OK, it's not really that serious. After all, it's just a herd of elk, but it's still a marvel to look at. Moments before they took off running, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's trail camera shows the elk communicating with each other, making tiny clicks and other noises. It's nice to see areas of wildlife where human interference is basically nothing. View Now
Codie and her sister are playing a fun game where they drop a dog's leash, run in opposite directions, then see which person the pup chases after. Each of the five dogs has a difficult decision on their paws: Codie, or her sister? In other words, who smells the most like food...Let the games begin! View Now
Sometimes you can see trouble coming from a mile away. And in this case, that's not a metaphor, that's really what happened to a car full of people in China. A Siberian tiger charged at the car, which managed to get away, but not before the tiger smashed into a window. Not only that, but the same tiger attacked another man just standing out in the open. Remarkably, he suffered no injuries and presumably went off to buy a lottery ticket. The tiger was eventually tranquilized and returned to the wild. View Now
For the Baleros and the Rihns, competitive pig showing is a way of life. The new Discovery+ series "Pig Royalty" delves into the world of competitive pig showing in the town of Helotes, Texas — and with money and scholarships on the line, the competition goes way beyond the pigs. To tell us more about all the drama we can expect to see this season, Jody Rihn joins the RTM hosts via zoom!
"Pig Royalty" streams Tuesdays on Discovery+.
Griffi the cockatoo had a rough go of it before finding a forever home, but that just means she appreciates the good things in life even more. For example, she loves to dance! Her humans found out that Griffi loves to groove to hip hop, specifically "Hypnotize" by Notorious B.I.G.
On the topic of birds, DUCK! Or, actually, we suppose it's a goose? Either way, this feathered fella' caught a reflection of himself in the window and doesn't like the looks of the bird staring back. He even tries to start a fight, but the annoying identical waterfowl just copies him! View Now
Aaliyah and her boyfriend were staying at his family's home when they heard strange noises coming from the walls. No, it wasn't ghosts, it was CATS! No, not the musical, the animals. A momma cat had somehow decided the best place to give birth to a litter of kittens was inside the walls. While they were able to save the kittens, they did have to do some unexpected remodeling. View Now
Erika was not expecting a new roommate in her New York City apartment after she returned from vacation, much less a roommate with wings! In the two weeks Erika was away, a pigeon got into her apartment through an open window, created a nest, and laid eggs. She quickly got the pigeon out of her apartment, but got stuck with two unhatched eggs and a whole lot of feathers and debris.
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Rowdy the chihuahua does not want the chickens to eat a loaf of stale bread, so the battle to protect it is on. It's a hilarious and neverending cycle: Rowdy walks away, the chickens come pecking at the loaf, Rowdy runs, and the chickens scatter. View Now
Sometimes it's fun to confuse a dog with human stuff. Ring cameras provide us with the best possible way to confound a pup. Jeremy and Patricia caught their pooches hanging out on their front porch and used the doorbell camera's voice function to call for them. View Now
A truck driver in North Carolina was in for quite the surprise when a fish suddenly slammed into his windshield. A bird flying overhead was carrying the fish, then happened to drop it right as the man was driving below — and lucky for us, his dashcam captured the whole thing!
Next, aerial drone footage shows a sneaky tiger shark stalking a saltwater crocodile in the waters of Australia. The crocodile eventually takes refuge on some rocks, because there's nothing cooler than being able to live in water and on land. Crocodile: 1, Shark: 0. View Now
You may have heard of a chirping bird, a barking dog and a purring cat, but have you ever heard of a gabbing goat? This is Billy the goat, and honestly, he sounds very peculiar; it's almost as if he were throwing a tantrum. And while we don't know the real reason behind his gabbing, we do know that Billy can make anybody's day a little brighter.
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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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It's Madelynn and Patrick's big day, and Patrick is getting a big surprise! He's wanted a Dalmatian for a while now, but after the passing of the couple's last dog, the timing just wasn't right...until now. Madelynn's surprising Patrick with his dream dog in this sweet clip, and we can't decide which is more adorable: The pup or his reaction! Welcome to the family, little Solo!
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Simon Cowell from Wildlife Aid is back doing what he does best: Rescuing animals! A precious duckling fell down into a storm drain, so Simon and the team are fishing the little one out using a net. But, the challenge is just beginning as they now have to try and locate the duck's mother. Once they spot Mom in a nearby body of water, they reunite the sweet duckling with its family. View Now
If you have a pet bird, just about the worst scenario is your pet getting out of its cage and flying away. Well, Ola Nellies and Nash Mayr have no problem letting their cockatiels out to stretch their wings. Clearly, the birds love their humans because as much they love flying around, they love coming back home just the same. View Now
Did you know that a wildebeest can also be a bully? It's true! WildEarth was on hand at the Tswalu Private Game Reserve and captured footage of an innocent wildebeest trying to go about its day when another wildebeest showed up and decided to be a jerk. The bully didn't even let the innocent wildebeest get a drink of water! View Now
As time goes by, new techonology is invented that often makes peoples' lives a little easier. This is true for the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise that was originally designed for search and rescue, but also allows a farmer in Ireland to herd his sheep by playing barking and whistling recordings live through a speaker and using the drone to guide the sheep's direction. Could this technology be the future of farming?
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The folks at Gates Wildlife Control have been called to relocate an animal that's burrowed its way into a stove vent. At first, they thought it was most likely birds, but after removing some nesting material, out popped a mother squirrel! She and her precious babies had been living inside the vent, but thanks to the expert rescuers, are now in a safer place. View Now
It's not just little kids that have to be watched around the pool — pets need to be monitored as well. Chucky the Pomeranian wandered around his family's pool when he slipped and found himself swimming for dear life. The family's other dog, Jessie, came to her pal's rescue. After several attempts, Jessie was finally able to pull poor Chucky out of the water. View Now