10 Amazing Stories of Animals Rescuing Humans (Slideshow)

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Animals have a knack for saving other animals, but they've also been known to put themselves in the line of danger for humans -- and we're not just talking about pet dogs that protect their homes from burglars.

From dolphins that rescued a surfer from sharks and a whale that helped a drowning athlete to an elephant that protected a young girl from a tsunami, these amazing, selfless animal heroes remind us once again of the unique species we co-habitat with that we need to protect.

10 Amazing Stories of Animals Rescuing Humans  slideshow

Tags: Animals | Biodiversity | Conservation | Whales


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