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A Maine man who dedicated his life to providing a home for ailing elephants may tragically have been killed when one of the animals he cared for stepped on him. Credit: Facebook/Hope Elephants Reports suggest that Dr. James Laurita, 56, founder of the non-profit group Hope Elephants (in Hope, Maine), fell in a corral while caring for the animals at his sanctuary. Laurita apparently fell and hit his head on the cement floor, knocking him unconscious, according to WCSH. Examinations by the state medical examiner's office indicate that an elephant then stepped on him. He died of asphyxiation and multiple chest fractures. RELATED: 10 Ways Elephants Are Like Us Paramedics responded to the bar...

BERLIN - Firefighters revived a cat found unconscious at the scene of an apartment blaze in Berlin using a tiny oxygen mask made for a child, authorities said Tuesday. Credit: Associated Press A rescue team sent to a fire Monday at a home in the western Moabit district of the German capital found the stricken animal, which had apparently suffered from smoke inhalation. "The fire brigade put out the smouldering blaze in the sitting room of the flat, where there were two cats and a rabbit," police said in a statement. They carried the pets out of the apartment and "had to resuscitate one of the cats using a breathing apparatus". A spokeswoman for the fire service told AFP that the mask us...