The first batch of cleaned birds were released back into the wild on Wednesday. It’s a bittersweet success story after nearly 300 seabirds died of hypothermia, unable to shield their bodies from the cold with their gunk-coated feathers.
Paws what you’re doing and read this.
Flight QZ8501 — carrying 162 passengers and crew — dropped off the radar Sunday during its route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. A naval ship using underwater imaging has found the main portion of the plane, where many of the bodies are expected to be found.
Kittens are the cutest presents.
The original video of her rescue has been watched over 18 million times.
There’s nothing better than a happy forever home.
Rescues are the best breed.
Two window washers spoke about how they remained calm while hanging from the 68th floor of One World Trade Center on Wednesday.
A scaffolding cable had become loose while two men were working. The FDNY had to break through a window to bring them to safety.
The Taronga Zoo took them in, and now they’re best friends!
Thanks to the Monterey Bay and Shedd aquariums, this little girl has a new chance at life.
All of these dogs are ready to be rescued.
They’re making the world a cuter place one tail flap at a time.
A reminder that one moment of kindness can make all the difference. H/T ABC News
About 185 people had to be evacuated from the park Sunday, including dozens of hikers by helicopter from the summit of Half Dome, as flames quickly spread.
Authorities reached two people trapped after flood waters overran an Arizona house.
After a near miss with slaughter, Hope found her forever family.
A very close call indeed.
Photographer Sophie Gamand created the “Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution” photo series to bring awareness to an often misunderstood breed. (H/T Ditmas Park Corner)
At Six Flags America, 24 people were trapped Saturday on the Joker’s Jinx ride after it stopped near the top.
Humans, we could learn a thing or 10 from this.
Joanie the pit bull and Chachi the Chihuahua will make you feel feelings.
Ace, a 2-year-old pit bull, lived up to his name.
The turtle says, “thanks.”
All Raju the elephant knew was pain and suffering inflicted by human beings. Now he is free. (WARNING: graphic images.)