Rescue crews recently freed a 45-ton humpback whale from some fishing line in Hawaii after being caught in the debris for more than a week.
The face of search and rescue, traditionally characterized by brave men and women and your occasional St. Bernard, just got a bit uglier. That's because researchers have created cyborg cockroaches that are capable of homing in on the sound of distressed disaster victims in tight spaces.
An elephant broke down in tears while a midnight rescue team freed the long-abused elephant last week, finally cutting away its painful shackles after 50 years of mistreatment and malnourishment.
A pelican found in Long Beach with its throat pouch cruelly slashed has made an "incredibly fast" recovery and is set to be released back into the wild, a bird rescue organization reported Monday.