Post Tagged with: "animals"

The exterior of the pet shop that caught fire. Source: Facebook

New Jersey police officer recovers in hospital after saving all animals in burning pet store

A police officer from the New Jersey town of Franklin has been hailed as a hero after he risked his own life to save dozens of animals from a local pet shop. According to local media, police and fire services were called to the fire at the Route 23 Pet […]

December 27, 2016 US
The Jerdon's babbler has been spotted for the first time in 74 years. Source: Facebook

Scientists find small bird ‘thought to be extinct’ for first time in 74 years in Myanmar

It’s been 74 years since this incredibly rare bird was last seen – either in the wild or in captivity – and as a result the scientific community had long written them off as extinct. However, that all changed after a team of American researchers on assignment in Myanmar made […]

December 21, 2016 Myanmar
The baby elephant was trapped in the well for 11 hours. Source: Facebook

Villagers risk their lives to help rescue baby elephant trapped for hours in well

After a traumatic 11 hours trapped in a muddy well, a baby elephant weighing ‘hundreds of pounds’ has been rescued in dramatic circumstances in a small Indian village, after locals risked their lives to help in the operation. According to local media, the baby elephant became stuck in the well […]

December 20, 2016 India