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150 Toronto crocodiles and alligators rescued by reptile zoo

Indian River - The Indian River Reptile Zoo, located in Indian River, Ontario, took around 150 crocodiles and alligators from an undisclosed home in Toronto.

Another 2,100-plus migrants rescued in Med: Italian coastguard

Rome - The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue on Sunday of more than 2,150 migrants as they sailed across the Mediterranean on rickety boats, bringing the number of people rescued this weekend to 5,800.

Donkey rescued from manhole

Pratteln - In Switzerland, a donkey popped up out of a manhole and it had to be rescued. So far, investigators don't know why it was down there.

Elk rescued after Christmas lights get stuck in antlers

Banff residents were treated this week to an unusual display of Christmas lights when an elk had four meters of candy cane and lights caught in his antlers, trailing him.

Abducted Alabama teen rescued by FBI

Federal agents found a kidnapped girl from Alabama and arrested her mother and stepfather, who are being accused of abducting her.

Fur seal is sleeping it off after being rescued twice in one day

Melbourne - A fur seal is resting up at the Melbourne Zoo after stopping traffic on a busy beach road, being escorted back into the water and then making his way back to the street, falling asleep on a cycling path instead.

Rescued sea otter dies at Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver - Despite round-the-clock intense treatment by Vancouver Aquarium staff, a sick and injured sea-otter rescued from a Washington State beach, has died.

Swedish man rescued after two months in snow-covered car

A weak and emaciated 45-year-old man, who was rescued from inside of a snow-covered car in Sweden, is believed to have been trapped for two months.

Dog rescued the family Of four in Littleton house fire

Denver - Man's best friend has proven to be best friend indeed when his barking awoke the family of four saving them from a house fire.

Mely the orangutan freed from her chains after 15 years

A team from International Animal Rescue(IAR) in Indonesia have freed an orangutan that had been left chained to a balcony in Borneo.

Photo Essay: Chilean Miners Rescued

The Chilean government has turned to the Web to share images of miners being rescued in Chile. Sharing images on Flickr, the Chilean government is showcasing miners' reactions as they reach the surface after being trapped underground for 69 days.

Goats rescued after spending 2 days on ledge 60 feet above road

Helena - Two young goats spent two days on a narrow ledge high above a road in Montana. The animals were finally rescued with a cherry picker.

Rescued beagle puppies have been named Champ and Rocky

Two little beagle puppies who were so young their eyes weren't open yet were placed alive in a trash bag to die. Someone heard their cries and called the police.

Two beagle puppies facing certain death rescued from garbage bag

When a real estate agent heard puppies yelping from a closed up trash bag the police were called. The bag was on the ground outside a home and tied to a pole.

Abducted Nigerian journalists rescued Special

"Good news: The four abducted Nigerian journalists have been rescued by the police" were the words heard at the tale end of the network news of Radio Nigeria on Sunday, a week after the incident in Abia State, south eastern Africa's most populous country.

Two stranded whales rescued from Cape Town beach Special

Cape Town - Two whales have been rescued from Muizenberg beach in Cape Town by civil society groups and local authorities after the animals threw themselves on the shore and remained stranded.

A 'Holy Cow' day for rescued bovine

It was a lucky day for a cow trapped in a culvert, when it was rescued by authorities after its plight was discovered by a woman who was out for a walk.

Haitian Man Rescued From Rubble After 11 Days, Survived on Coke

A Haitian man has been rescued after the search for survivors of last week’s earthquake was called off. He survived under a collapsed shop by drinking Coca-Cola and eating small snacks.

UK man rescued after 200-ft plunge off cliff

A driver has been rescued after his car went over a cliff in Devon. The car dropped 200 feet, ft and coastguards who were on the scene described the fact that the man survived as "miraculous."

Stranded, Injured Climbers Rescued in Yosemite After Avalanche

Seven experienced South Korean mountain climbers warmly welcomed a team of rescuers yesterday, who helicoptered them from Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in northern California after they were trapped in a avalanche.

Fishermen back on the ice

After being rescued Saturday from Lake Erie many fishermen returned to the ice Sunday to retrieve their belongings that were left behind. A few even were back on the dangerous ice to fish for walleye.

15 Hostages Held by Colombian Rebels Are Rescued

On Wednesday Colombia announced that it had rescued 15 captives held by the FARC rebel group. Ingrid Betancourt, a former presidential candidate, and three American military contractors were among those who were rescued.

Marry Me, Then Let's Get Out Of Here

A man proposed to his beloved girlfriend on a sandy beach on a perfectly blue day, shortly before the couple hit the rocks - quite literally. After getting down on one knee, the pair found themselves stranded and surrounded by rough seas

500-Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hours In River

His tube had gone flat. Is this surprising? They rescued this guy from the St. Croix River, after he was stuck in the water for 12 hours. It took that long because of his weight.

Man Almost Takes A Dive In The Husdon River

A man who was rescued from the George Washington bridge, left traffic at an absolute stand still

Five rescued after sea fog alert

Three adults and two children have been rescued after getting lost in thick sea fog on waterbikes and a jet boat off the Denbighshire coast.

4 rescued after boat goes over 150-foot dam

A boat carrying four people, including two boys ages 6 and 7, went over a 150-foot dam on the Colorado River and became wedged near the bottom.

Update: Amber Alert over, Dad captured, Children found

The Amber Alert issued Saturday for the two missing children is over. The children were rescued and the father captured on a bus heading for Denver.

Update: All 110 rescued parakeets have new homes

110 parakeets that were rescued from a one bedroom apartment all have found new homes.

Shelter looking for homes for 110 rescued parakeets

The Seattle Animal Shelter is looking for homes for 110 parakeets its officers rescued this morning. They are giving them away free of charge if you meet the right requirements.
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Juan Illanes  51  hugs his wife  becoming the third miner to be freed from the San Jose mine where 3...
Juan Illanes, 51, hugs his wife, becoming the third miner to be freed from the San Jose mine where 33 miners have been trapped since August 5th, near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Carlos Barrios  24  is the thirteenth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiap...
Carlos Barrios, 24, is the thirteenth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Family members of Claudio Yañez  34  cheer on as he becomes the eighth miner to leave the San Jose ...
Family members of Claudio Yañez, 34, cheer on as he becomes the eighth miner to leave the San Jose mine with the "Fenix" rescue capsule the morning of October 13, 2010. An accident trapped 33 miners for over nine weeks in the mine located near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Mario Sepulveda  39  is the second miner to leave the San Jose mine with the Phoenix rescue capsule ...
Mario Sepulveda, 39, is the second miner to leave the San Jose mine with the Phoenix rescue capsule the night of October 13, 2010. An accident trapped 33 miners for over nine weeks in the mine located near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
The rescued passengers from the Costa Concordia disaster
The rescued passengers from the Costa Concordia disaster
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Manuel Gonzalez  a rescue specialist from Codelco  will be the first rescuer lowered by the Phoenix ...
Manuel Gonzalez, a rescue specialist from Codelco, will be the first rescuer lowered by the Phoenix 2 rescue capsule into the hole that will save the 33 trapped miners at San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Bolivian president Evo Morales takes a tour of the rescue operation with Chilean president Sebastian...
Bolivian president Evo Morales takes a tour of the rescue operation with Chilean president Sebastian Piñera as they bring up Jorge Galleguillos, the eleventh trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Manuel Gonzalez  a rescue specialist from Codelco  will be the first rescuer lowered by the Phoenix ...
Manuel Gonzalez, a rescue specialist from Codelco, will be the first rescuer lowered by the Phoenix 2 rescue capsule into the hole that will save the 33 trapped miners at San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Rescued Sea Otter at Vancouver Aquarium
Rescued Sea Otter at Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Aquarium
Thirty-one year old Alex Vega holds his helmet while hugging his wife as the tenth rescued miner at ...
Thirty-one year old Alex Vega holds his helmet while hugging his wife as the tenth rescued miner at the San Jose mine in Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. A mine collapse left the workers trapped underground for 69 days.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Florencio Avalos  31  becomes the first miner to exit the Phoenix rescue capsule after an accident t...
Florencio Avalos, 31, becomes the first miner to exit the Phoenix rescue capsule after an accident trapped 33 miners for 68 days in the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile the night of October 12, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Mario Gomez  59  is the oldest and the ninth of thirty-three miners being liberated from the collaps...
Mario Gomez, 59, is the oldest and the ninth of thirty-three miners being liberated from the collapsed San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. The miners have been trapped for 69 days since the collapse of the mine on August 5, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Jorge Galleguillos  55  becomes the eleventh trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near...
Jorge Galleguillos, 55, becomes the eleventh trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Edison Peña  34  becomes the twelfth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiap...
Edison Peña, 34, becomes the twelfth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
A rescued passenger from the Costa Concordia disaster gets a hot cup of something warm
A rescued passenger from the Costa Concordia disaster gets a hot cup of something warm
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Chilean President Sebastian Piñera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Phoenix...
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Phoenix 2 rescue capsule into the hole that will save the 33 trapped miners at San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Claudio Yañez  34  is the eighth miner to leave the San Jose mine with the  Fenix  rescue capsule t...
Claudio Yañez, 34, is the eighth miner to leave the San Jose mine with the "Fenix" rescue capsule the morning of October 13, 2010. An accident trapped 33 miners for over nine weeks in the mine located near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
The sixth miner to emerge from the San Jose mine was Osman Araya  29  after having been trapped for ...
The sixth miner to emerge from the San Jose mine was Osman Araya, 29, after having been trapped for 69 days after the collapse of a tunnel on August 5. The rescue operations began bringing miners to the surface on October 13, 2010 near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Mario Sepulveda  39  is the second miner to leave the San Jose mine with the Phoenix rescue capsule ...
Mario Sepulveda, 39, is the second miner to leave the San Jose mine with the Phoenix rescue capsule the night of October 13, 2010. An accident trapped 33 miners for over nine weeks in the mine located near Copiapo, Chile.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
Florencio Avalos  31  becomes the first miner to exit the Phoenix rescue capsule after an accident t...
Florencio Avalos, 31, becomes the first miner to exit the Phoenix rescue capsule after an accident trapped 33 miners for 68 days in the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile the night of October 12, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile

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