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Brazilian Girl Nearly Dies Trying to Retrieve Her Phone from Train Tracks (Video)

Brazilian Girl Nearly Dies Trying to Retrieve Her Phone from Train Tracks (Video)

This is probably the luckiest girl in Brazil and one of the closest calls ever caught on camera! She was almost hit by a train after jumping on the tracks of Corinthians-Itaquera subway station in the East Zone of São Paulo on Tuesday, March 26, trying to pick up her cell phone. Even though she came within inches of dying, the girl escaped from the incident uninjured thanks to a security officer that came to her rescue.

Giraffe Attacks Tourists in SUV (Video)

Giraffe Attacks Tourists in SUV (Video)

An SUV full of safari tourists was attacked by a 13ft, two-and-a-half ton giraffe during a trip to South Africa. The giraffe chased and kicked the Toyota Land Cruiser for two miles until it reached the fence.

Elephant Seal Crossing a Street in Brazil (Video)

Elephant Seal Crossing a Street in Brazil (Video)

An elephant seal was seen waddling through the streets in Brazil’s Balneário Camboriú on Saturday. The elephant seal left the ocean, crossed the local sandy beach and was filmed using the crosswalk at one of the city’s busiest intersections. Firefighters and police helped the animal find its way back to the ocean.

Incredibly Lucky Escape for Woman Taking Out the Trash in Ukraine (Video)

Incredibly Lucky Escape for Woman Taking Out the Trash in Ukraine (Video)

A woman taking out the trash in the city of Kiev, Ukraine, was very lucky to escape death after she was nearly crushed by a falling tree on Dmitrievska Street.

Man Survives 7-Story-Fall Trying to Escape from Wife’s House Arrest (Photo)

Man Survives 7-Story-Fall Trying to Escape from Wife’s House Arrest (Photo)

An Estonian man survived a seven-story fall trying to escape through his apartment’s window after wife locked him in. The 35-year-old attempted to descend from the 8th floor using a rope he made out of bed sheets. Eyewitness Yekaterina Horoshko captured the failed escape on camera.

Meteor Crash in Russia Causes Explosions, Stirs Panic (Video)

Meteor Crash in Russia Causes Explosions, Stirs Panic (Video)

A meteor crashed over Russia’s Chelyabinsk region on Friday, causing explosions that injured hundreds of people and frightened countless more. The crash impact damaged several buildings and shattered thousands of windows.

Here are the best videos of the Russian meteor crash that appeared thus far:

Wild Boar Makes Love to a Volvo in Taiwan (Video)

Wild Boar Makes Love to a Volvo in Taiwan (Video)

A wild boar wandered into a parking lot in Taipei City, Taiwan, this past Sunday and began thrusting on a blue Volvo 940 sedan that was parked there. His love making session lasted for almost two hours before it was…

Meanwhile in Budapest, Hungary (Video)

Meanwhile in Budapest, Hungary (Video)

Six cars were involved in a collision on an icy, slippery hill in Budapest, Hungary, this past Sunday. But no worries, a snowplow truck came to their rescue. And, oh boy, did that help!

Raining Spiders in Brazil (Video)

Raining Spiders in Brazil (Video)

Erick Reis captured this amazing footage of ‘raining spiders’ in the city of Santo Antônio da Platina, Brazil, last Sunday. The 20-year-old designer was at a friend’s engagement party when he noticed thousands of spiders falling from the sky.

Humpback Whale Hits Canoe in Maui (Video)

Humpback Whale Hits Canoe in Maui (Video)

An Arizona couple filmed the moment a breaching whale hit their canoe during a recent trip to Hawaii. Laurent Lebihan, his girlfriend, and a couple of friends paddled off the coast of Maui when a humpback whale came out of nowhere and bumped into their canoe. The canoers say the whale did not appear to be injured as it swam away.