Tiny solar backpacks could help save the plains wanderer – one of Australia’s most endangered birds Birds

A joint plan to save an endangered bird species from extinction is benefitting from an experimental tool – tiny solar-powered backpacks. Plains wanderers are small, fawn-colored, ground-dwelling birds with speckled throats that live in the semi-arid grasslands of north-western Victoria and the New South Wales Riverina. The birds were once found across eastern Australia, but … Read more

Tanya Plibersek urged to save Gouldian finches from NT defense development | Birds

The environment minister, Tanya Plibersek, is being urged to intervene to save a population of endangered Gouldian finches threatened by a defense development in the Northern Territory. The first stage of clearing has begun to allow a defense housing development in savannah woodlands at Lee Point, in Darwin’s north, having been approved in 2019. A … Read more

Rescue center begs for cost of living action to save dogs

The head of a rescue charity has demanded urgent action on the cost of living crisis to help cut the number of dogs being given up by owners. Emma Billington, who runs Dogs 4 Rescue in Greater Manchester, has challenged both the prime minister and Conservative leadership candidates to visit the center she calls “the … Read more

Zoo Staff ‘Refused’ To Save Drowning Chimp, Suddenly Man Jumps Into Enclosure

For those standing near the chimpanzee exhibit, a typical day at the Detroit Zoo quickly descended into pandemonium. Spectators were enthralled as two chimps giggled and chased each other around the area, but then everything changed. Rick Swope was standing right in front of the enclosure and decided to step in and help instead of … Read more

Vets save cat badly injured by single air gun pellet

Vets at a Leeds practice fought to save the life of a two-year-old cat that suffered serious injuries caused by a single air rifle pellet. The pellet narrowly missed the lungs of tabby Roxy and she was in intensive care for almost a week. Roxy had been taken to Beechwood Veterinary Group after becoming lethargic, … Read more

Tiny Dog Charges At Attacking Bear To Save His Human’s Life

Heroes come in all sizes. Yes, that even includes tiny lap dogs. 61-year-old Susan Lee was walking her Jack Russell Terrier and Labradoodle in the town of Strafford, Vermont, when a black bear charged at her and attacked her. Lee thought those would be her final moments alive. But it was her little Jack Russell … Read more

Imprisoned Pit Mix Leaps From Second Story Window To Save Herself And Her Friend

Sadie and Rocky are two Pit Mix puppies that are bonded for life. The pair have survived against all odds relying on the comfort and eventually, courage and wits of each other to survive. You see, Sadie and Rocky were abandoned by their family in the most cruel and inexcusable way. Sadie and Rocky’s family … Read more

Ricky Gervais Fights To Save 85-Year-Old’s Terrier From Euthanasia

An 85-year-old man known as Donal Rogers is at risk of losing his beloved furry friend. His 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Kim has never shown any signs of aggression before, but a recent interaction ended with her biting a stranger. Despite being a single offense, the victim wants Kim to be put down, leaving … Read more

Ricky Gervais Fights To Save 85-Year-Old’s Terrier From Euthanasia

An 85-year-old man known as Donal Rogers is at risk of losing his beloved furry friend. His 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Kim has never shown any signs of aggression before, but a recent interaction ended with her biting a stranger. Despite being a single offense, the victim wants Kim to be put down, leaving … Read more

Teenage Hero Risks Her Life To Save Dog From Certain Death During Flash Flood

One brave Kentucky teenager made headlines this month by risking her own safety to save her dog. The heroic duo’s story is a brilliant tale of selflessness and bravery. Their dedication to one another proves that nothing, not even a flood, is strong enough to break the bond we share with our fur babies. Chloe … Read more