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Ancient Lizards SHRUNK to Become Birds to Survive, Say Oxford Academics
Offbeat  (tags: Dinosaurs, birds, lizards, extinct, survived, Oxford )

Marie
- 84 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have solved a mystery that has baffled experts for years - why some species of dinosaur survived and evolved while others died out.
Muntjac Deer That Was Hit By a Car Survives Being Carried for TWO MILES After Becoming Trapped in Its Grille
Offbeat  (tags: Deer, survived, hit, car, UK, good news )

Marie
- 107 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A deer cheated death when it was hit by a car and got stuck inside the front grille.
Rebounding From Adversity: 7 Cities That Have Survived Tragedy | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: cities, tragedy, survived, humans, earthquakes, terroism, violence, interesting )

Tamara
- 469 days ago - mnn.com
Whether at the hands of Mother Nature, terrorism, or a lone gunman, these cities prove the resilience of the human spirit when faced with disaster.
Puppy Swallows Sock Whole, Lives to Bark About It - PawNation
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, funny, puppies, wierd, goodnews, koda bear, survived )

BarbCat
- 702 days ago - pawnation.com
We've heard of pets polishing off pretty much everything, but a whole sock? You'd think he would have at least chewed it up a bit first.
Dog Rescues Another Dog That Was Hit By a Car - AMAZING
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, dog, rescues, dog, amazing, God, miracle, survived, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 774 days ago - godvine.com
WOW. There really are no words to describe what you're about to see here. After one dog gets hit by a car, another dog comes to his rescue in a remarkable way. You have to see this to believe it.
Lola, Miracle Puppy, Survives After Being Thrown From Third-Story
Offbeat  (tags: Lola, puppy, dog, thrown, balcony, 3 stories, survived, miracle, animals, bizarre, unusual, odd, off-beat, news )

Lindsey
- 845 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Lola's veterinarian is calling her a "miracle" after the 9-week-old puppy was thrown from a third-story balcony -- and incredibly, has managed to survive. (VIDEO)
Missing Cat Found After 16 Years, Reunited With German Family
Offbeat  (tags: cat, missing, 16 years, Germany, pets, crazy, survived, animals, bizarre, interesting, odd, off-beat )

Lindsey
- 845 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When a precocious cat named Poldi disappeared from his home in Munich, Germany in 1996, his owners searched for months before finally coming to terms with the probability they would never see him again.
Cat Survives 200 Mile Journey Under Car Hood VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: cat, survived, journey, car, animals, bizarre, goodnews, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, photos, unusual )

Lindsey
- 951 days ago - main.aol.com
MEDINA, Ohio -- A cat has survived a four-hour, 200-mile ride under the hood of a car traveling through Ohio. The cat was taken to an animal hospital in nearby Lodi (LOH'-dy) where Dr. Linda Randall said he was going to be fine. His name is "Eclipse."
Naval Man Leaps Out in Rush Hour Traffic to Save Feline Wildfire Victim
Offbeat  (tags: naval man, bravery, kindness, wildlife, cat victim, rescued, survived )

Simone
- 961 days ago - care2.com
It always seems that there is a wildfire going on somewhere in California at any given time and there are always animals, as well as people, in harm's way. This rescue story takes place at a time when parts of San Diego were ablaze and had been for days.
Dog Survives Gas Chamber, Ends Up in Jersey
Offbeat  (tags: daniel, gas chambers, euthanized, survived, rescued, new home, new beginnings, adoption )

Simone
- 1004 days ago - ohmidog.com
There's something about a dog-surviving-euthanasia story -- and we've presented a few tales of such dogs, and cats, on these pages -- that grabs our hearts and won't let go. Maybe its because those dogs have beaten such overwhelming odds.
Abandoned Moggie Emerges Meowing From Freezer After Animal Shelter's SECOND Attempted at Putting Her Down
Offbeat  (tags: disgraceful, utah animal shelter, rea, survived, two attempts on her life, adoptions, recovering )

Simone
- 1016 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A stray cat is recovering after miraculously surviving TWO attempts to euthanise her. Staff at a Utah animal shelter made the decision to put down Andrea the cat after 30 days because no one had adopted her.
Boy Survives 3 Story Drop From Burning Home
Offbeat  (tags: boston, good news, happy news, survived, fire, americans, children, crime, off-beat, news, unusual, safety, protection, police, humans )

Lindsey
- 1017 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Talk about a heros!!! Firefighters rescued at least 15 people, including a 6-year-old boy who was dropped from a third-floor window, from an explosion and six-alarm fire that tore through a large apartment building early Monday. GOOD NEWS!
Baby Squirrels Alive After Being Blown From Nest After Hurricane Katia
Offbeat  (tags: orphaned red squirrels, msiplaced, survived, wildlife center, hurricane katia, interesting )

Simone
- 1043 days ago - news.com.au
These too-cute-for words baby squirrels were rescued after being blown out of their nest during the aftermath of Hurricane Katia in Britain.
Dog Survives After Being Shot Through Head With Arrow
Offbeat  (tags: courageous dog, named arrow, found, shot with arrow, survived, cruelty, tough fellow )

Simone
- 1047 days ago - digitaljournal.com
Officials in Fulton County, Georgia, have offered a reward for the person responsible for shooting a dog in the head with an arrow. Although the dog is expected to survive, the authorities want to prosecute the person responsible for this act of cruelty
Afghanistan Bright Spot: Wildlife Surviving in War Zones
Offbeat  (tags: afghanistan animals, survived, war zones, reports )

Simone
- 1112 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Despite decades of deadly fighting among humans, many of Afghanistan's mammals are doing surprisingly well in the country's remaining forests, according to a new study.
 

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