A young raccoon got saved by a member of the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society after getting stuck on a barbed wire fence. The raccoon did not seem to appreciate the help, but remarkably, his skin was not injured at all.
A cat was rescued by a hero sailor after somehow getting stuck under HSC Gotlandia II ferry in Visby, Sweden. Johan Skärkarl put on a survival suit and jumped into the icy water, grabbed the cat and swam back with it on his stomach. The rescue operation was filmed by his colleague Stellan Stenberg:
A group of skiers working hard to rescue a deer that fell into a snow sinkhole in Untertilliach, Austria. Twice!
Dawn the Red Fox wags her tail while getting a belly rub from her caretaker at the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary in England.
Chris Strickland, a Home Depot employee from Anchorage, Alaska, made a great catch to save a baby that fell after rolling out of a baby carrier seat which was sitting on top of a shopping cart. Watch the security camera footage:
A cat got stuck in a tree in the city of Roermond, the Netherlands, but said ‘no thanks when the firemen showed up for the rescue…
A lion gets thrown into the air by a buffalo bull trying to save his friend from certain death. The extraordinary footage was filmed by Ian Matheson and his son Oliver in the Mjejane Reserve, on the border of Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Five stray donkeys were found nearly frozen in Karlik village, near Siverek, Turkey’s Sanliurfa province. The donkeys were almost completely covered in ice and stayed alive by huddling together for warmth. They were rescued by a group of villagers who took them to a nearby stable.
A baby dolphin thanks fishermen with a happy dance after being rescued from a plastic bag off the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A deer got stuck on a garage roof in the town of Verneuil-sur-Indre, France, Monday night. It’s believed that the deer found his way on the roof from a neighboring garden and was unable to get down because of slippery roof tiles. Obviously it wasn’t one of Santa’s reindeer otherwise it would have just flown away. This way it took a three-hour rescue mission to get the deer off the garage roof.