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WATCH: Orangutan Chained Up for Years Finally Being Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, chained, freed, monkey, rescued )

- 1243 days ago -
The forlorn ape made a pitiful sight as rescuers discovered her with a chain around her neck and living amid a pile of fetid rubbish. She had been living a life of neglect and misery for more than two years.
Circus Cat Chained To Truck For 20 Years Takes First Steps To Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: Mountain lion, chains, freed, good new )

- 1312 days ago -
An elderly mountain lion who spent his life chained to the back of a truck has finally gotten a taste of freedom.
Pictured: Once Home to Scores of Animals Bred for Their Fur - Elland Mink Farm Now Lies Abandoned and Overgrown
Offbeat  (tags: Mink, fur, fur farms, abandoned, eerie, freed, animals, pictures )

- 1529 days ago -
In the 18 years since the animals were set free, the farm's only visitors have been walkers and wild animals
Alabama Death Row Inmate Freed After 30 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Law, Death Row, Freed, USA )

- 1544 days ago -
An Alabama man has been freed after spending nearly 30 years on death row.
Crew Frees 45-Ton Humpback Whale Tangled in Fishing Line in Hawaii
Offbeat  (tags: Hawaii, Humpback Whale, freed, entangled fishing line, Good news! )

- 1584 days ago -
The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary said Saturday that its craft got within 10 feet of the mammal a day earlier and the crew used a pole equipped with a knife to saw the line free. ~Thanks to all the rescuers!
No Need to Cry Anymore Raju! The Elephant Is Finally Declared Free From His Former Owners
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- 1667 days ago -
Elephants are majestic, intelligent animals, who are proven to grieve and feel emotion - so for an elephant to suffer for 50 years in chains, as Raju has, is truly barbaric.
Itty Bitty Baby Fox Is Freed After Getting Head Stuck In Can
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, baby fox trapped in tin can, freed )

- 1683 days ago -
A little fox cub found himself in quite the predicament when he took a liking to a discarded can of food. The cub poked his head in the can to lick up the remaining food -- but once his head was in he couldn't pull it back out.
The Steve Irwin Is Free
Offbeat  (tags: SSCS, Steve Irwin, freed, donations, goodnews, interesting, protection, whales )

- 2867 days ago -
Due to the generosity of our supporters around the world, we have raised over USD$735,000 to save our flagship Steve Irwin--less than two weeks after the launch of our SOS! - Save Our Ship fundraising campaign! Thank you to everyone who helped ...
Buddhists Free Lobsters to Live Another Day
Offbeat  (tags: buddhists, kindness, compassion, freed, rescued lobsters, freedom )

- 2879 days ago -
A group of Tibetan Buddhists released 534 lobsters into the Atlantic ocean on Wednesday, saving the creatures from certain death and earning themselves extra karma.
Myanmar Democracy Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Released
Offbeat  (tags: Myanmar, leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, nobel, peace, freed )

- 3146 days ago -
Myanmar's military government freed its archrival, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on Saturday after her latest term of detention expired. Several thousand jubilant supporters streamed to her residence.
U.S. Bear Toots Horn, Takes Car on Short Joyride
Offbeat  (tags: bear, car, inside, Colorado, unlock doors, freed )

- 3259 days ago -
A bear got into as empty car, honked the horn and then sent it rolling 125 feet (38 meters) into a thicket, with the bear stil inside, a Colorado family said.
Sea Shepherd Frees 800 Bluefin From Floating Cages
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tuna, freed, Sea Shepherd )

- 3292 days ago -
A Sea Shepherd cameraman filmed the release of the fish from the centre of the cage and swimmers confirmed that all 700-800 tuna inside the enclosure were freed. "They shot out of that net like racehorses."
Rescuers Free Gray Whale in Dana Point From Rope and Nets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, whales, entangled, freed )

- 3331 days ago -
The gray whale that had shown signs of distress as it swam in the waters off Dana Point over the past few days has been freed from rope and nets that had become entangled around its head and tail.
Black Bear With Head Stuck in Milk Can Is Freed By Biologist, Firefighters
Offbeat  (tags: black bear, vermont, stuck, head in milk can, freed, rescued, firefighters, biologist )

- 3352 days ago -
A 120-pound Vermont black bear is back in the woods after getting its head stuck in a milk can. It took a state biologist, firefighters and police about 45 minutes to free the bear's head from the can after the animal was found late Sunday morning off

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