Robert Handel and his family evacuated their burning northern California property with hearts that were as heavy as lead. Apart from all the worldly possessions they were leaving behind, he could not coax their beloved Great Pyrenees, Odin, to abandon his charge of 8 bottle-fed goats, and the family was forced to make a heart-breaking choice.
Whoever would think that rats, the rodents of many a nightmare, could ever save a human life, much less many lives? Well, seeing is believing, and both require reading the article that follows, which is certain to be a most unusual tale of a highly unlikely bunch of animal heroes.
That whole Christmas hippopotamus thing is soooo last year. This year it's time for something new. An adorable Glass Armadillo Ornament is just the thing to make your tree more unique than ever before.
Meet Ricochet, a sweet Golden Retriever, that as a puppy failed as a therapy dog but didn't give up or miss her calling. Today, she is a heroine that has learned to surf and teaches disabled teens how to do it right! Read on for more on this amazing canine.
Meet Binti Jua, a female gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, Illinois, whose name in Swahili means Daughter of Sunshine. She saved the life of a little boy who toppled into the gorilla habitat one summer day a number of years go.