AN ORPHANED baby elephant has been rescued after her mother was killed when a poacher’s poisoned spear struck her in the face.The 10-month-old animal, named Roi, was distressed and would have died without her mother's milk.The youngster was manoeuvred away from the herd in Kenya's Masai Mara National Park, tranquillised and put on a plane. Roi was taken to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi National Park - where trained keepers are now caring for her. Videographer / Director: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Producer: Nick Johnson / Mark Hodge Editor: Sonia Estal / Ian Phillips
A five-month-old baby kangaroo that was the fifth joey born to her 5-year-old mom Jacie was ejected from her mom's pouch. According to the Brevard Zoo, an animal care team in Florida has now come to the abandoned kangaroo's rescue. The zoo believes the little one was pushed out of its pouch due to her mother's stress during a storm and they were unsuccessful in their attempts to try to reunite the two. Keepers feed the girl every four hours, day and night, and weigh her once per day.
A Bornean orangutan and her small child found their way out of the flames of Indonesia’s wildfires and into a village, only to be pummeled with stones by humans. Indonesia’s wildfires have forced many animals to flee from their homes, but even among those who make it out alive, the challenges can be far from over. A Bornean orangutan and her young baby found their way out of the flames and into a village. Locals didn’t take to the pair kindly, casting stones at the two endangered animals and attempting to tie a rope onto the mother. A person who witnessed the attack grew concerned and notified the
Occurred on February 13, 2017 / Wamboin, NSW, Australia Info from Licensor: "This little girl was found by someone walking his dog. Her mother was hit and killed, left on the side of the road. This man walked past the body and saw the legs hanging out of moms pouch, and moving. I went to the rescue, got her from moms pouch and she is in care until she is big enough to be released. Too many people hit these lovely creatures and keep going, not thinking about whether or not there could be a baby, much less whether or not the animal has actually perished or is laying there suffering."
Occurred on April 15, 2017 / Goolwa, South Australia Info from Licensor: "Driving along, we saw a kangaroo had been hit and killed by a car. We checked the pouch and there was a lot of movement there, she had a baby joey in her pouch still well and truly alive. Popped the roo in the back of the ute and found a wildlife carer that cares for baby joeys. She says joey is a bit bruised and has a few scratches but will be fine. Joey does not yet have fur but is about 4 months old."
A mother's protective bond with her baby is profound. This poor calf's hoof was run over by a car. Someone passing by called to get it help. His mother seemed to panic when she thought her baby was being taken from her. She starts running towards him with fear. Both cows were taken to an animal hospital where the calf's hoof was treated.
Joe Dennis, of Charlotte, North Carolina, rescued a deer and took it home after he saw the yearling knocked down by a car on January 6.Dennis said that he saw the car accident earlier in the day and went back later to check on it. “There he was laying there about 4 ft from where I last seen him laying down, alive and looking around. He needed help and I knew at that moment I had to rescue him,” Dennis wrote on a Facebook post about the incident. Dennis said he carried the yearling to the bed of his truck, where he made a bedding in his truck. “It was amazing he didn’t freak out or at least try to take off. He stood by me and bonded to me because he knew I was helping him and saving his life. He would have never made it had I not gone back to get him,” Dennis wrote. Since the rescue, Dennis said that the deer had bonded with him and the yearling deserved second chance. Dennis said the deer had later been put down due to internal injuries. Credit: Facebook/Joe Dennis via Storyful
Guy Rescues Raccoon From Choking | This guy found a raccoon tangled in his car tarp and choking to death. Most intense rescue ever! Special thanks to Matt Helmick for this amazing video. For more, visit: . Love Animals? Subscribe: Follow The Dodo: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Watch us on Snapchat Discover: Love our Instagram: Check out our site: For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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A homeowner had his chimney and furnace flues capped - inadvertently trapping a mother raccoon and her kits inside. After having been trapped inside the house and removed by Animal Control, this mom still came back for her babies after three days of separation. Humane Wildlife Services was there to rescue the babies, rehydrate, and reunite them with their mom. Footage supplied by Humane Wildlife Services Editor: Ian Phillips
What started off as a dream come true for one little raccoon quickly transformed into a nightmare when it got stuck in a dumpster. Luckily for the little guy, he was spotted by some people passing by, who lowered down a stick to help it out.
Check out this poor raccoon looking in terrible pain. How the little guy got stuck like that is a mystery, but thanks to Massachusetts animal control officers in and a little cooking grease, they were able to free the critter.
This woman adopted four baby raccoons and six baby Artic foxes after their mothers abandoned them. Ms Jian, a 35-year-old cashier at a farm in Hualien, Taiwan, was nicknamed "super nanny" by her co-workers because the cute baby Artic foxes and baby raccoons are with her 24/7