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Someone Asks Whether Dog Owners Would Give 5 Years Of Their Life To Their Dog, And This Reply Goes Viral

Nearly every dog owner out there would agree that their pet is their best buddy. Their friend. Their adorable amigo and crafty companion. But how many of them would cut 5 years of their lives to give them to their doggos? That’s the question that one Reddit user posed and one of the responses they got was just incredible. A redditor named Experimentallity told the internet how their dog, a bull terrier called Daisy, protected them and their kids from an aggressive bear. Scroll down to read the redditor’s story…

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‘I couldn’t prise its jaws open’: the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

Ilene Dondlinger of California says she does not want the big cat killed, despite its fatal attack on her miniature schnauzer When Ilene Dondlinger jumped on the mountain lion attacking her miniature schnauzer in the early hours of 5 December, she reacted without thinking. The 54-year-old wrestled with the big cat in her backyard, desperately trying to open its jaws to save her beloved dog Pumba. But there was nothing she could do. I couldnt prise its jaws open, no matter what I did, Dondlinger said, detailing how she punched,…

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Snorkelling grandmothers uncover large population of venomous sea snakes in Noumea

Womens photography of greater sea snake, once believed to be an anomaly in the Baie des Citrons, help scientists understand the ecosystem A group of snorkelling grandmothers who swim up to 3km five days a week have uncovered a large population of venomous sea snakes in a bay in Noumea where scientists once believed they were rare. Dr Claire Goiran from the University of New Caledonia and Professor Rick Shine from Australias Macquarie University were studying a small harmless species known as the turtleheaded sea snake located in the Baie…

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From bears to hippos: the expert guide to surviving killer beasts

Former soldier and explorer Levison Wood runs through how to endure or avoid confrontation with some of natures most dangerous animals When Andi Bauer, a German student hiking in Romania, was attacked by a bear, his girlfriend Lara Booth yelled punch it in the eye! (Lara is British, obviously). He did, the bear stopped attacking and Andi was helicoptered to hospital where rods were screwed into his broken leg. He survived, but was punching back the right thing to do? If youre being mauled by a bear, youve got to…

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Lost dog rescued from an abandoned mine shaft turns out to be a total superstar

There are two types of “lost pet” stories: The happy ones, where good Samaritans give a helping hand and everything is currently working in the end, and the unhappy ones, which we don’t talk about . Well. Here we are, talking. I’ll let Portia Scovern, the non-canine hero of this story, explain( via her Facebook post ): We rescued a doggy from an abandoned mine rod outside Fairplay/ Southpark, Colorado !! She is not reported missing at any veterinarian or police station and she is not microchipped..She is underweight and…

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