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Ex-Breeding Cow Gives Birth to the Very First Calf She Will Keep Forever (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, breeding cow, sanctuary, mother, calf, bonding, lifetime )

- 123 days ago -
In the meat industry, breeding cows, like most farm animals, are often perceived as mere commodities - available only to push out calf after calf until they too follow in their babies' footsteps and are sold for slaughter
Pony Bella Recovering From Barn Fire After Shielding 2 Week-Old Foal Butterscotch From Fire
Offbeat  (tags: Mother, protects, foal, fire, butterscotch, Texas )

- 125 days ago -
A mother pony bravely protected her two-week-old foal during a Texas fire - and suffered severe burns in the process.
Barbara Guerra - Determination Enables Her to Cope Despite Having No Arms   video
Offbeat  (tags: Barb Guerra, amputee, mother, differences, determination, courage )

- 127 days ago -
"I'd just like to encourage other people that if there's a will there's a way" Truly an amazing woman, a role model for those facing challenges
You Otter Do as You're Told! Mother Fights Son in Playful Attempt to Toughen Him Up
Offbeat  (tags: Otter, playing, mother, son, offbeat, toughen )

- 145 days ago -
Play fights are a long honoured tradition on many a family swimming trip - although they are not usually between mother and son.
Good Night Irene - A Tribute to My Own Mother - Thanks Mom I Love You   video
Offbeat  (tags: Good Night Irene, The Weavers, A tribute, Mother )

- 190 days ago -
My Mothers name is Irene; she has begun her journey to the Spirit World. Over the years this song was sung to her at the end as she tired it was sung to her, she'd smile. Mom did leave in her sleep. Good Night Irene. I will see you (again) in my dreams.
Elephant Mother: Daphne Sheldrick, 79, Is Still Caring for Orphans of the Poaching Epidemic
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, orphans, poaching, Diane Sheldrick, mother, Kenya, offbeat )

- 252 days ago -
When Daphne Sheldrick talks about her babies, she sounds just like any other mother. She worries about getting them through their teething problems and providing the perfect milk formula. She wants them to feel like part of the family.
Cat Gives Birth to Litter and Then Lends Teat to Baby Squirrel
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, birth, kittens, mother, squirrel, baby, feeds, cute, offbeat )

- 294 days ago -
A tender cat that had just given birth gave her owners a bit of a shock when she was found to not only to be nursing her kittens, but a squirrel too.
Operation Orangutang! One Woman's Desperate Mission to Save the Much-Loved Species From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Orangutan, rescue, save, species, baby, documentary, lone, droscher, Nielsen, mother, babies, orphaned, cute, rainforest, offbeat )

- 335 days ago -
The only thing cuter than a Orangutan is two baby Orangutans. A unique scheme that has been years in the planning, both mothers and babies have been prepared for a return to the wild.
Is This the Cutest Ugly Animal Ever? Adorable Photos of Endangered Pangolin Abandoned By Mother - Video
Offbeat  (tags: Pangolin, endangered, baby, abandoned, cute, pictures, mother, Roxy, offbeat )

- 338 days ago -
This baby has been looked after since being abandoned by mother Roxy.
Heroic Mother Dog Saves Puppies From Fire (Photo)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, heroic, mother, dog, matilda, house, fire, carried, puppies, fire truck, photos )

- 747 days ago -
When a house fire in Temuco, Chile destroyed part of their home, this mother dog did not hesitate to help her 10-day-old puppies. Not only did she rescue them from the burning building, but she carried them all the way to the safety of a nearby fire
Experts 'Guardedly Optimistic' About Rescued Baby Beluga
Offbeat  (tags: seperated, mother, baby, beluga, Alaska SeaLife Center, Bristol Bay, Alaska, guardedly optimistic, goodnews )

- 781 days ago -
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) - Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaska aquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth.
Lone Baby Elephant Gets Adopted By A New Mom :)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, baby, mother, adopted, animals, happy news, environment, goodnews, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, protection, safety, unusual, wildlife )

- 995 days ago -
TODAY Show- An elephant calf is recuperating at Coochbehar Wild Life in India's eastern West Bengal state. The15-day-old calf was rescued after falling into an open well and was brought to the sanctuary. VIDEO
Cliffhanger! Lion Cub Saved By Mum in Dramatic Scenes Caught on Camera as He Cries Out Pitifully for Help
Offbeat  (tags: stranded lion cub, mother, rescues, protective, mothers love, lions )

- 1068 days ago -
Clinging on for dear life to the side of a vertical cliff, the tiny lion cub cries out pitifully for help. His mother arrives at the edge of the precipice with three other lionesses and a male.
Son Tutors Mother to Top of Class
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, mother, son, education, tutor, exam, school fee, Nakuru, top score, dedication, goodnews )

- 1266 days ago -
She dropped out of school 20 years ago due to lack of school fees and got married. But in 2007, she decided to resume hr studies and enrolled at Ol Rongai Secondary School in Rongai, Nakuru, to the amusement of her three sons.
Infant Pillow Simulates A Mothers Hand
Offbeat  (tags: babies, cute, mother, protection, off-beat, police, news )

- 1311 days ago -
The Zaky is a soft but weighted pillow that imitates the look, feel,scent and warmth of the parents' hand and forearm.

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