Baloo was found abandoned in the forest – he was starving, sporting the saddest eyes in the world and a bad case of mange. Animal control officers brought him into the Hernando County Animal Services in Florida. Someone had been abusing him so badly that shelter workers couldn’t get near him.
A baby chimp born at the Detroit Zoo is named after the scientist Jane Goodall. Th chimp was born on Wold Chimpanzee Day. Her namesake Jane Goodall was an English primatologist from 1960 who studied the social interactions of wild chimpanzees.
Bennie’s a black lab lookin’ for love. The black lab was found abandoned and paralyzed in the streets of China. He was found by rescuers who brought him to safety and provided him with life-saving surgery.
The Little People, Big World stars Tori and Zach Roloff recently adopted a puppy, and the cute-factor is off the charts. Murphy is a Burmese Mountain Dog, he was bought shortly after the Roloff’s beloved family dog, Inspector Sullivan (Sully, for short) passed away. The TLC reality TV show, Little People, Big World showcased the daily lives of the Roloff family. “
A baby sea otter is left orphaned after a shark attack. Langly is a tiny sea otter who overcame tragedy. She was found next to her mother on the coast who was bleeding out from a shark attack.
Leaf, a mini-horse living in Japan, was found on top of a residential roof following record-breaking floods. Rescuers searched for Leaf for three full days before finding the mini-horse perched on a rooftop. Japan’s floods have reached devastating heights, the death count’s now well over 200.
One arctic fox was lucky enough to be saved from starvation. Mallory Harrigan, partner Cliff Russell and his son Alan Russell were crabbing off the coast of Labrador. The Canadians were off to a late start that day when thought they saw a stranded baby seal on an ice float.
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco was married on June 30th to equestrian Karl Cook. The best part? The couple’s gift registry was adorably dedicated to their four-legged friends in need.
A wildfire in Shasta County, California left two baby fawns orphaned, but local firefighters came to the rescue. If we can’t watch burly, soot-covered firefighters hand-feed baby fawns, then what’s the point of living? Luckily, the Shasta County Fire Dept has got you covered.
Five circus tigers finally get to hang up their stripes. The laws in the EU regarding circus animals have been getting more strict. Right now, 23 European Union Member States, including Ireland, Scotland, and England in the U.K., “have introduced or announced a ban or severe restriction of wild animals in circuses,” according to the Animal Advocacy and Protection’s press release.