While disasters often bring out the best in human behavior, no one would ever have such expectations for a giant lizard. That being said, meet Winston, whose art work sells to benefit Australian bush fire relief.
This sweet black cat with a moniker resembling a Greek philosopher is quite a guy. Read on to learn more about this feline hero who is known as "Cat Nurse" among his many fans at the Polish animal shelter where he resides.
Mali is a Belgian Malinois who was part of a British military unit that was deployed to work alongside NATO troops in Afghanistan. His job was to search for explosives under direct fire from the Taliban.
Along the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya, bloodhounds are successfully tracking elephant poachers in a deadly game of the hunter becoming the hunted. Read on for more about this noble attempt to save the African elephant from certain extinction.
Meet Sako, a King Shepherd who protected a teenage boy from coyotes and kept him warm for more than forty hours after a family vehicle fell down a steep hill in British Columbia, killing all the other passengers on board.
Meet Hook, a small Chihuahua and Jack Russell mix service dog who is a big hero. This ten year-old dog pulled his hearing-impaired owner away from a train that was about to come within inches of striking her.
In 2017, a twenty-five-year-old Chilean man touring the world-renowned Bolivian Madidi National Park disappeared without a trace. Read on for more about a highly unusual animal rescue credited to a group of roving wild monkeys.
Meet Paul Horton, a 59-year-old retired mechanical engineer, who owes his life to his six-year-old Golden Retriever, Yogi. Read on for more about his tragic cycling accident and how Yogi helped to rescue him.
While you may believe that this story occurred in the annals of "yeah, sure, this really happened," apparently it did, and one California man owes his life to a bear that rescued him from the deadly clutches of a mountain lion.
The Bailey family of Omaha, Nebraska, was enjoying the summer at their cabin on the Platte River when 12-year-old Tony was almost swept away by the water's strong current. Hero Jake came to the rescue just in the nick of time.
In the summer of 2018 along a trail in Anthem, Arizona, a sweet, Golden Retriever puppy named Todd heroically stepped in front of his owner and sustained a bite on his face when a rattlesnake charged. Read on for more about this amazing puppy.