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Determined Pig Jumps From Moving Truck to Escape Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: Pig, lucky, escapes, slaughterhouse, truck, china )

Marie
- 73 days ago - metro.co.uk
This little piggy will not be going to market after escaping from a moving truck on the way to a slaughterhouse.
Dog Survives After Owner Paid 'Hitman' to Kill Him Instead of Getting Vet to Put Him Down
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, shot, Olly, lucky, hit man )

Marie
- 110 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The mongrel, called Olly, survived a shotgun blast and being thrown in a river.
Terrifying Moment Before Tsunami Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: March 11, danger, tsunami, terrifying moment, lifeboat, Great East Japan Earthquake, school, evacuation, lucky, Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture )

Naoko
- 1090 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
As the tsunami waters rose around him, one boy desperately stayed afloat clinging to his evacuation helmet. A refrigerator with no door floated past so he climbed inside, and survived by staying in his "lifeboat" until the danger eventually passed.
Who Is The Lucky Person That Manages Royal Properties?
Offbeat  (tags: lucky, offbeat, lucky people )

Mark
- 1183 days ago - allpropertymanagement.com
When you consider the massive amounts of land and buildings that royal families own, it's easy to see why they often have special arrangements to manage their properties.
Monkey Snared After Biting Rampage Makes 'Lucky' Escape
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese monkey, biting rampage, Shizuoka, captured, escaped, Lucky, stress, warning )

Naoko
- 1303 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Japanese monkey that was captured in Shizuoka Prefecture after biting over 100 people has escaped from a park, sparking a warning from local authorities.
Monkey Captured After Biting Rampage Named Lucky
Offbeat  (tags: animals, monkey, captured, named, Lucky, attacked, Japan )

Naoko
- 1365 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A wild Japanese monkey that was captured recently and kept at a park in Shizuoka Prefecture after allegedly attacking 118 locals has been named "Lucky."
World's Oldest Sheep, Lucky, Dies in Australia at 23
Offbeat  (tags: australia, oldest sheep, lucky, died, heatwave )

Simone
- 1727 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The world's oldest sheep has died in Australia at the age of 23 - twice the normal life expectancy - after succumbing to a record heatwave. Lucky hit the Guinness record in 2007 and was a celebrity in her hometown of Lake Bolac, near Melbourne.
A Wild Car Ride for a Wily Coyote
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cars, coyotes, environment, protection, habitat, lucky )

Cher Away
- 1767 days ago - theunion.com
A full-grown coyote took a wild ride across Nevada and California this week, spending eight hours wedged behind a car bumper before being rescued, relatively unscathed.
Hitchhiking Kitten Journeys 244 Miles
Offbeat  (tags: hitchhiking kitten, stray kitten, adopted, traveller, lucky )

Simone
- 1853 days ago - lakecities.com
The engine of Eric Stolle's silver Nissan Ultima purred as he drove from San Antonio to Lake Dallas. About three and a half hours into the trip he began to hear the frightened meow of a kitten from somewhere within the vehicle. He pulled over to check
Men Catch Falling Baby - Save Her Life
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, goodnews, unusual, heroic, lucky, baby fall, safe, saviors, heartwarming )

Chris
- 1967 days ago - boston.com
Two men were praised as heroes today after they caught an 18-month-old baby girl who plummeted at least 30 feet from the window of a triple-decker apartment building in Lawrence.
Anatomy of a Miracle: How Captain Chesley Sullenberger's Skill Saved 155 Lives
Offbeat  (tags: airplane, jet, hudson river, sullenberger, airbus, ditching, emergency, water, freezing, life rafts, exit, plane, goodnews, good, hero, takeoff, landing, captain, unusual, lucky, skill, miracle, passengers, laguardia, new york, new jersey, ice, winter, cold )

Catherine
- 2036 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The last out was Captain Sullenberger after walking twice the length of the cabin to ensure no one was inside ~ too sweet to miss ~
NJ Man Finds Pearl In His Oysters
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, lucky )

Maria
- 2403 days ago - cbsnews.com
(AP) Two weeks after a Florida man found a rare pearl in his seafood, it's happened again _ this time to a New Jersey man who was eating fried oysters.
Cat Survives 19 Days With Jar on Head - EarthLink - Strange News
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, lucky, cat, jar, peanut butter )

Thunderr
- 2452 days ago - my.earthlink.net
Tabitha Cain has fed a feral cat she calls Wild Oats for several years,but now she's thinking of changing the feline's name to Survivor.That's because she says the cat survived for 19 days with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head.We tried to get her,but
Alaska Woman Survives 19 Hours Afloat in Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: oceans, water, humans, risk, women, lucky, shipwreck, drown, fishing )

Rebecca
- 2492 days ago - canadaeast.com
A 49-year-old woman held onto a water container to stay afloat for 19 hours until she was rescued from choppy ocean waters just over 1.5 kilometres off Maui. A fishing charter boat spotted her in the water Friday morning and rescued her. Lucky her!
   

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