These baby ducks and their mom were very lucky to survive running across a busy road in Russia. Thankfully, they had a helping hand in this biker and a couple of other do-gooders:
Jason Strickland of the Denbigh Bird Club and kayaker Amy Angelopoulos rescued an osprey from the grips of a clam in Pleasure House Point Natural Area in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The clam grabbed onto the osprey’s foot and was pulling him down. After the humans freed him, the bird stayed around for a minute to dry off and then flew away. Adam Bollinger caught the rescue on video:
You’ll need a vacuum cleaner, a rubber band and some paper towel…
An RV got stuck in sand on the beach at Ocean Shores, Washington, and a group of pickup truck owners banded together to help save the sinking vehicle. James Richmond caught the whole thing on camera:
Garrett Smith, a lumberjack from Rice Lake, Wisconsin, saves a black bear with an old milk can stuck on its head by using a forestry ‘forwarder‘ vehicle:
A man rescues a fawn stuck in a gate, gets a silent thank you from the deer’s mother who was waiting on the other side.
The Wildlife Aid animal rescue team saves a fox cub that got tangled up in a cricket net.
A mama bear pulls her cub over the highway barrier to safety. Filmed by tornado hunter Ricky Forbes in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, Canada.
A hero cat saved a little boy from a vicious dog attack in Bakersfield, California. Roger Triantafilo‘s 4-year-old son was riding a bike in their driveway when he was attacked by the neighbor’s dog. Right away the family cat jumped to the boy’s rescue, chasing the dog away. According to reports, the boy was taken to a hospital and received 10 stitches, while the dog was picked up by animal control and will be put to sleep.
A baby buffalo comes face to face with a lion at the Mjejane Game Reserve, South Africa, but mom is there to save the day…