They are known to live in shallow, calm rivers, estuaries, saltwater bays, canals, and coastal areas. However, manatees are able to move from fresh to salt water with no problem, except when that shallow water dries up.
Meet a Shepherd-mix named Kailey that no one wanted and was almost put down after spending a year on a shelter adoption list. Her new owners are glad they saved her life because recently she saved theirs and their neighbors by alerting them to a potentially lethal gas leak.
The lead up to the Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 was documented wildly — particularly when it came to our wild animals. Unfortunately, since there are large gaps of time between eclipses, the actual data collected pertaining to animal 'eclipse-related' behavior is limited and anecdotal at best.
Turn-about is fair play. There’s a correctional facility in Sydney, Australia that’s put a fresh new twist on rehabilitation. Switching the focus from prisoner to animals is a scheme developed by the John Morony Correctional Complex where inmates are responsible for the care of abandoned and/or injured creatures, both large and small.
A few months ago in Southern Australia, a woman fell down a very steep cliff on the Yorke Peninsula and was unable to walk because of a broken ankle. While she was at a loss, her pet dog, Abby, knew exactly what to do. Read this tale of sweet rescue and meet Abby, a wonder dog you won't easily forget.