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MELBOURNE - A lucky koala was recovering Friday after being caught by firefighters when it fell unconscious from a tree before being given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Emergency crews were called to the Melbourne suburb of Langwarrin on Thursday night after reports that an injured animal was lying on the road after being hit by a car. When officials arrived, they found the furry native marsupial had climbed a tree for shelter and firefighters were brought in to bring it down. "We believed it had died in the tree, just when we were trying to rescue it," Langwarrin Country Fire Authority's Sean Curtin told Fairfax radio. "Then it fell out of the tree and the members caught it in a...

Staff from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center and crew members from the Coast Guard station in Cape May, New Jersey, worked together to free a leatherback turtle. They had received a call reporting a turtle stuck in fishing gear about 30 miles off the coast. The marine reptile was estimated to weigh about 800 pounds, but the crew was able to successfully free its flipper from a tangled buoy line. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Grateful Dog Shows Rescuers Some Love Rescued Leopard Remembers Her Human Savior Beagle Freedom Project Rescues More Dogs From Laboratory...

PRETORIA - South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhinos from the famed Kruger National Park to safe havens beyond horn smugglers' reach, the environment minister announced Tuesday. Credit: Getty Editorial "A decision has been made on this issue of translocation," Edna Molewa said, announcing an action plan to curb escalating illegal hunts for rhino horn. "Relocations from the Kruger National Park and the creation of rhino strongholds could allow the total rhino population size of South Africa to continue to grow," she said. The authorities "could relocate up to 500" rhinos, which can weigh a tonne or more, said South African National Parks ecologist Sam Ferreira. Illegal rhino...

Most people would be terrified to see a leopard bounding towards them and jumping into their arms, but not Juhi Agrawal. The volunteer at Cheetah Experience in South Africa had cared for Pardus the leopard when the animal was abandoned as a cub, and the big cat has obviously not forgotten. Pardus curls up on Agrawal, offering nuzzles and trying to get as close as possible to her favorite human. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Dogs in Wheelchairs Have No Problem Playing Fetch Fawn Doesn't Want Belly Rubs to Stop Elephant and Dog Play Together in the Water...

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