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Meet Croatia's most famous animal couple. This heartwarming story of storks, Klepetan and Malena, has made millions of people smile. The dedicated male stork, Klepetan, has flown thousands of kilometers back home to his handicapped mate who can't fly, for the 16th time. It started 20 years ago when a kind-hearted widower named Stjepan Vokic discovered the female stork. She...
Mark Hess had worked as a wildlife rescuer for many years, but he had never seen an animal as lucky as one special bird. Hess, a rescuer working with the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha, Wisconsin, attended to a, urgent call from a driver who had accidentally hit a red-tailed hawk with his truck. The most shocking part was...
Dogs are incredibly social creatures, so they are always so good at making new friends. They can get along with any other dog or human that they find friendly. They are even known t get along with other species as well. Interspecies friendship is one of the most heartwarming things ever, and Ingo the dog and Poldi the owl...
Crowned eagles are one of the largest and most powerful species of birds found in the forests of Africa. But the one in this story was on the road to neglect. This eagle was captured from the wild and tied up by ropes so that he couldn’t walk or fly. It wouldn’t take long for him to be sold off...
Hummingbirds are regular visitors to gardens during spring and summer. Did you know they are the only birds that can hover in air like a helicopter? They can even move back and forth—that is quite a unique ability indeed. These birds are best known for their tiny stature, beautiful feathers and their incredible wing speed. But one kind of hummingbird...