themindcircle.comThis Ostrich Snuggles Orphaned Elephants To Make Them Feel Better After Losing Their MomsA baby elephant named Jotto separated from his herd and fell into a well when he was just one month old. After he was rescued, he was sent to a Kenyan elephant orphanage by the David Shelldrick Wildlife Trust so he could heal. While at the orphanage, he got friendly with an ostrich at the orphanage named Pea.
laughingsquid.comA Friendly Rescued Prairie Dog Freezes in Place When His Human Stops Rubbing His TummyAn adorable little rescued prairie dog named Peanut is very, very friendly to humans. So friendly in fact, that the Wild West Wildlife Center in Amarillo, Texas determined that releasing him back into the wild would be unwise and dangerous to the little mammal. Instead, Peanut lives at the rescue as an animal1
sfgate.comBear killed confirmed to be responsible for Colorado attackGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a bear killed by officers is the one that attacked a 5-year-old girl outside her home in western Colorado. In a statement Wednesday, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said DNA evidence confirmed the 2-year-old male bear was the animal responsible. The girl's mother said she was attacked after she went outside to check on sounds she thought were coming from her dog outside at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The mother screamed at the bear, which dropped the girl and left. Wildlife officers monitoring a bear trap shot the animal within about a half-mile (804 meters) of the girl's home that night. They say the bear came within a few feet of their vehicle, looking into an open window.