While jet skiing around the San Diego Bay in San Diego, California, an extremely friendly sea lion hopped aboard this man’s watercraft and immediately became his new best friend. It’s unclear if the friendly sea lion was escaping a predator, or if he simply wanted some cuddles.
After the first snowstorm of the season, snowboarder Rafael Pease and his friend set out to ride four-feet of fresh powder in the Chilean Andes. Their snowboard trip quickly turned into a rescue operation when they found a lone horse stuck in snow up to her belly. The duo dug the exhausted horse free, fed her, guided her back down the mountain where she was reunited with her owner. Their entire rescue was captured on a GoPro camera.
Oakley, a recently rescued baby great horned owl, and his favorite Halloween-themed stuffed owl take a moment to dance and sing to the “Monster Mash.” Oakley’s rescuer says he leaves puppets with his owls so they have something to cuddle with. After conditioning and learning how to catch live prey, Oakley made a successful return back to the wild.
Earlier this week, a motorcyclist approached a stoplight and spotted a tiny kitten hunkered down in the middle of the busy intersection. After a handful of close calls, the motorcyclist pulled into the middle of the intersection, stopped traffic, and carried the little one to safety. After a quick trip to the vet, the motorcyclist took the 4-week-old feline home and named him Skidmark, aka “Skids.”
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Shelby, a 13-week-old English Bulldog puppy from San Francisco, California, recently experienced her very first light sprinkle. Shelby’s human, Vonny, was nearby to capture her adorable reaction.