The folks at the Amboseli Trust for Elephants in Kenya got a call that a baby elephant had fallen into a well. So they went out to rescue her. We know it seems like a lot of sitting and watching people try to wrap some rope around an elephant, but it's worth it for the big finish...
Internet videos typically bring us one of two things -- either something terrible that makes you question the meaning of life, or cats... lots of cats. Well, today we present to you an internet video that might actually make you feel like you never saw the most awkward lip sync/love tribute ever.
When a heroic passerby in New York City's Bronx neighborhood heard screams coming from a burning building, he rushed to the aid of a little boy trapped inside. It isn't everyday that someone gets a chance to be a real-life hero, and it's even rarer to catch such a daring rescue on video!
Last week, we reported on Renee-Nicole Douceur, a researcher who's been stranded in the South Pole since suffering a stroke in August. After awaiting rescue for seven agonizing weeks, Douceur has finally begun to make her way back home, 'Today' reports.
During a road trip to Idaho, six-year-old Justice Wadsworth lost a teddy bear. But this wasn't just any stuffed animal. The bear was a beloved gift from her Army dad, who's currently stationed in Korea.
How many firefighters does it take to get a moose out of a pool? No punchline here -- the answer is nine.
After vaulting over a fence and falling through the pool cover on the night of October 7, a full-grown moose found himself stranded in a backyard swimming pool in Manchester, NH. Local firefighters staged an emergency rescue, catching the whole endeavor on camera.
Imagine if you had a medical emergency in a vast frozen wasteland, but adequate care simply wasn't available.
That's exactly what happened to 58-year-old Renee-Nicole Douceur, a worker at the Amundsen-Scott research station in the South Pole, when she suffered a stroke in late August, reported Today.
In yet another amazing tale proving some animals are more compassionate than human beings, we humbly submit Jolie, the heroic mama cat.
Jolie calls England her home, and when she was pregnant, some cruel dolt tossed her out of a moving car. She survived, and a kind soul fed her and eventually confined her in a rural area before calling the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Despite being abandoned in the trash by her cruel owners, an adorable, handicapped pit bull puppy now has a second chance.
The pup, whose name is Harper, was spotlighted during a segment on 'Today.' Aww!