News for the Soul Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya image

Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya

Last Update: June 15, 2019 at 1:03 pm

SOURCE:  CNN DATE:  June 2019   Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya When they found Enkesha in Kenya’s Masai Mara in 2017, the baby elephant’s trunk was nearly severed by the wire snare wrapped tightly around it. She was in intense pain and at risk of losing the appendage so necessary for food and survival. It Read More

News for the Soul When a rescue group asked for help caring for baby birds, thousands responded with hand-knitted nests image

When a rescue group asked for help caring for baby birds, thousands responded with hand-knitted nests

Last Update: May 9, 2019 at 5:47 pm

SOURCE:  CNN Date:  May 2019   When a rescue group asked for help caring for baby birds, thousands responded with hand-knitted nests   Spring is the busiest time of year at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail, North Carolina. With warmer weather comes a new crop of baby birds, and, unfortunately, a new crop of Read More

News for the Soul Heartwarming Duo: Couple Gets Their Blind Dog His Own Seeing-Eye Dog image

Heartwarming Duo: Couple Gets Their Blind Dog His Own Seeing-Eye Dog

Last Update: March 24, 2019 at 2:53 pm

SOURCE:  CBS DATE:  March 24, 2019     Heartwarming Duo: Couple Gets Their Blind Dog His Own Seeing-Eye Dog   NORTH CAROLINA (CBSNewYork) – It’s a common thing to see a person with vision problems using a seeing-eye dog. On National Puppy Day of all days, meet the adorable pup that’s found his calling being the seeing-eye Read More

News for the Soul Husky Rescues Woman Who Injured Herself While Hiking Alone In Alaska image

Husky Rescues Woman Who Injured Herself While Hiking Alone In Alaska

Last Update: June 26, 2018 at 10:27 am

SOURCE:  Sunny Skyz DATE:  June 26, 2018   Husky Rescues Woman Who Injured Herself While Hiking Alone In Alaska   A husky is being credited with helping rescue a hiker who injured herself along the Crow Creek Trail in Chugach State Park, Alaska.   “He’s Alaska’s version of Lassie,” said Lt. Eric Olsen with the Read More

News for the Soul Shark has nearly 20K Twitter followers, and they can track his every move image

Shark has nearly 20K Twitter followers, and they can track his every move

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

SOURCE:  Yahoo DATE:   April 5, 2018     Hilton the shark weighs 1,326 pounds and is 12.5 feet long. But what is possibly even more impressive about this celebrity shark is that he has nearly 20,000 Twitter followers who can track his every move.   See the video coverage here:   https://www.yahoo.com/news/shark-nearly-20-000-twitter-011843391.html

News for the Soul New discovery on fish’s face changes science image

New discovery on fish’s face changes science

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:32 am

SOURCE:  CNN DATE: April 14, 2018   New discovery on fish’s face changes science As if their deadly venom and spiny exteriors weren’t enough, scientists at the University of Kansas have found that stonefish also have a hidden switchblade on their face that they can flick out whenever they feel like they’re in danger.   Read More

News for the Soul Dinosaur footprints dating back 170 million-years discovered on Isle of Skye image

Dinosaur footprints dating back 170 million-years discovered on Isle of Skye

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:40 am

SOURCE: INDEPENDENT DATE:  APRIL 4, 2018   Dinosaur footprints dating back 170 million-years discovered on Isle of Skye   New dinosaur footprints believed to be around 170 million years old have been discovered on the Scottish Island of the Isle of Skye. Made by the “older cousins” of Tyrannosaurus rex, called theropods, they were found in a muddy lagoon off the Read More

News for the Soul Far from war, Basra’s cats lap it up in their own hotel image

Far from war, Basra’s cats lap it up in their own hotel

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 11:14 am

SOURCE:  Reuters April 1, 2018   Far from war, Basra’s cats lap it up in their own hotel   BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A world away from Iraq’s battlegrounds, Basra’s cat-lovers have found a haven for their favorite pets. Veterinary student Ahmed Taher Maki has turned his home in the southern city into what he Read More

News for the Soul Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech image

Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 11:39 am

January 31, 2018 SOURCE: CNN Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech From the water, a high-pitched squeak calls out “hello” but the sound is not coming from a human, it’s a whale. A team of international researchers have taught a female orca whale to imitate human speech, documenting what is considered to be Read More

News for the Soul Want to live longer? Get a dog image

Want to live longer? Get a dog

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 11:55 am

Nov 17, 2017 SOURCE: CNN   The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear– physical activity, support, companionship — but owning a dog could literally be saving your life Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, finds a new study published Friday in Scientific Reports, a Swedish Read More