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Daily Cute: Rescued Fox Enjoys a Special Treat

This fox used to live at a fur farm ... but luckily, he was rescued by a wildlife rehab program, where he is cared for by wild fox specialists. Although he can't be released into the wild, he is t…

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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of even more ways to…

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Grey-Headed Flying Fox Loves Grapes (Video)

Charlie the grey-headed flying fox doesn't want chicken soup when he's at home in bed. He prefers to adorably stock up to five grapes in his mouth, chomping them on his way to recovery. After Char…

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Abused Elephant, Raju, Sheds Tears During Rescue

Raju, a 50-year old Indian elephant was finally rescued last week after a lifetime of abuse. During the rescue, when it became clear that the group of 32 people, which included ten veterinarians, were…

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This Heartwarming Pit Bull Rescue is Truly Beautiful (Video)

Remi the pit bull was scared at first. Watch the hesistant look in her eyes transform into warmth as she is taken home by these persistent pet rescuers. Related Do Pit Bulls Require a Specific O…

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Seal Caught in Fishing Gear Rescued (Video)

When a poor seal is nearly strangled by fishing gear in Cape Cod, IFAW workers come to the rescue. The seal was startled and briefly hurt, but in the end it's thanks to responsible fishermen and t…

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Lil’ Drac the Baby Bat is Nursed Back to Health (Video)

More than half of the world's bats are on the endangered species list. That's why amazing volunteers organizations like the Bat World Sanctuary save orphaned baby bats. Lil' Drac's rescue is adora…

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11 Signs You Speak ‘Woof’

When I'm asked what languages I speak, I often want to answer "Woof." After all, I spend a great deal of time communicating with my own dogs, helping improve the lives of dogs I don't know, and unders…

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Baby Wombat Loses Mom, Gets Second Chance (Video)

This cutie was found in his mom's pouch after she was found in the road, killed by passing traffic. The baby wombat was still a "pinky" -- a hairless, little newborn that the carers describe as a ti…

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11 Reasons to Adopt a Rescued Pet

and/or support your local animal rescue or no-kill shelter! I'm thrilled to be participating in Toyota's Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge. For the next 30 days, I'll be driving a Prius plugin hybrid to wi…

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