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Two orphaned ostriches, Pea and Pod, were rescued by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Fund, a sanctuary that helps to raise and nurture orphaned baby elephants. The two birds have become an integral part of the nursery family there. These two entertain thee baby elephants who love to charge them, hug them, and "positively maul them with affection."

Motherly Ostriches Teach Baby Elephants How To Charge

Two orphaned ostriches, Pea and Pod, were rescued by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Fund, a sanctuary that helps to raise and nurture orphaned baby elephants. The two birds have become an integral part of the nursery family there. These two entertain thee baby elephants who love to charge them, hug them, and "positively maul them with affection."

Wild deer rescued from drowning by boater Tom Satre and his family. (Story and photos) by carmella

Wild deer rescued from drowning by boater Tom Satre and his family. (Story and photos) by carmella

This duck's mother died before he hatched, so Nibbles imprinted on a 10-year-old boy — a role the child has happily embraced. This is a truly incredible friendship.

This duck's mother died before he hatched, so Nibbles imprinted on a 10-year-old boy — a role the child has happily embraced. This is a truly incredible friendship.

Pixie was born with a crippling deformity on her front legs, which are permanently bent at the knee. Her condition could have spelled disaster in an already ill-fated life: Born at a dairy farm, she faced a life of constant breeding and eventually being killed for meat. Instead, her broken legs saved her. A dairy worker was touched by the little calf — who was fighting to survive — and knew she deserved a chance.

Tiny Calf's Broken Legs End Up Saving Her Life

Pixie was born with a crippling deformity on her front legs, which are permanently bent at the knee. Her condition could have spelled disaster in an already ill-fated life: Born at a dairy farm, she faced a life of constant breeding and eventually being killed for meat. Instead, her broken legs saved her. A dairy worker was touched by the little calf — who was fighting to survive — and knew she deserved a chance.

A family said goodbye to their terminally ill senior dog by taking him on an epic bucket list adventure vacation. Look where they went!

A family said goodbye to their terminally ill senior dog by taking him on an epic bucket list adventure vacation. Look where they went!

Military men and women deployed overseas often fall in love with the furry friends they meet, and sometimes they're even able to bring their companions back stateside. These animals all kept our servicemen and women company while they were miles from home.

18 Loving Animals Who Befriended Soldiers Overseas

Military men and women deployed overseas often fall in love with the furry friends they meet, and sometimes they're even able to bring their companions back stateside. These animals all kept our servicemen and women company while they were miles from home.

Learn about Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, founder of the esteemed David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Her amazing story is at the link.

80-Year-Old "Elephant Grandmother" Raised Rhinos, Buffalo, Gazelles And More In Her Backyard

Learn about Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, founder of the esteemed David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Her amazing story is at the link.

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When this 89-y.o. man's health started to decline he had to be moved to a nursing home. But the man was saddened by the fact that he was no longer able to visit his granddaughter's pony, Bolla. That's when his granddaughter had a brilliant idea: she brought her pony to him.  The nursing home not only welcomed the pony into the facility, but they say the door is always open for the old man's equine pal.

Sick Grandpa Gets Surprise Visit From His Favorite Pony

When this 89-y.o. man's health started to decline he had to be moved to a nursing home. But the man was saddened by the fact that he was no longer able to visit his granddaughter's pony, Bolla. That's when his granddaughter had a brilliant idea: she brought her pony to him. The nursing home not only welcomed the pony into the facility, but they say the door is always open for the old man's equine pal.

It all began when Sulo worked on a research project about Finnish carnivores and was asked to take in several orphaned cubs...

Elderly Finnish Man Gets Really Into His Research Project, Raises 20 Orphaned Brown Bears

It all began when Sulo worked on a research project about Finnish carnivores and was asked to take in several orphaned cubs...

Now if only all the other countries would participate in saving the rhinos...

Now if only all the other countries would participate in saving the rhinos...