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A couple driving through churning flood waters were shocked to discover a man and his dog trapped in the midst of the rising water, stopping to help them into their truck to safety.
A group of construction workers in Sioux Falls, South Dakota rescued a dog from high waters. The workers used a ladder to reach the dog, which was trapped in the river. The dog was unharmed and reunited with its owner.
A videographer in New York sacrificed his $1,600 drone to rescue a dove trapped in fishing wire. Devin Groody was on a photoshoot when he saw the bird, which was hanging upside down from a tree branch. He used his drone to knock the bird loose, but the drone was damaged in the process. Groody said he was happy to help the dove, even if it meant losing his drone.
Engineers used a camera and drill to rescue a great horned owl that was trapped in a 50-foot pipe for a day. After realizing they could not coax the owl out of the pipe, the engineers used a camera to peer inside and drill a hole in the side.
A group of quick-thinking rescuers used a makeshift tool to free a sea lion that had gotten its head stuck inside a tire while swimming.
Two owls who became trapped in a chimney stack were rescued and released, with the female going on to successfully lay her first egg a week later.
A group of trusted fire fighters rescued a brood of ducklings after they were alerted the babies had fallen into a storm drain.
A kindhearted man bravely made his way into the darkness of a sewer to rescue a family of trapped ducklings after all other options had been exhausted.
A professional videographer who read a missing dog post online 10 days after a Golden Retriever first went missing headed into the forest and incredibly managed to track down and rescue the pooch using his drone.