The Week in Animal News: Dolphins Save Doberman, Heartbroken Gorillas, and More

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In a Florida canal, a doberman pinscher faced certain death -- until dolphins came to the rescue.

We also have a heartbroken gorilla, courier pigeons drafted into the Chinese army, disappearing penguins, and elephants practicing their teamwork, in The Week in Animal News.

Dolphins Rescue Drowning Dog

Last week concerned dolphins successfully saved the life of a struggling doberman pinscher by alerting a vacationing couple that the poor pooch was stuck on the sandbar.

The dolphins were enjoying a swim through the Florida canal on their way to the Gulf of Mexico when they noticed the 80-pound doberman that had disappeared hours before. See how they saved the pup and why this incredibly intelligent species is under new threats.

Read the Full Story: Dolphins Save Doberman from Drowning in Florida Canal

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