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Puppy Bowl To Feature Hurricane Rescue Animalsby Tammy on February 2, 2018
CLICK HERE FOR THE PUPPY BOWL WEBSITE. Via Fox News. As sports fans gear up for Sunday’s Super Bowl, animal lovers are sure to be tuning in for Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl. This year a record 90 adoptable puppies will be featured, including rescue dogs from the areas affected by natural disasters in 2017. Returning “rufferee” Dan Schachner told Fox News, “We have Mango from Mexico; we have Tyler rescued from the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey; we have several puppies from the Miami area…” The event will also feature dogs from Puerto Rico, like the lovable Coconut. Animal Planet worked with 48 different shelters and rescue organizations from 25 U.S. states and territories to get this year’s furry...
Castaways Rescued After Spelling ‘Help’ with Palm Frondsby Tammy on April 9, 2016
Three mariners whose boat got swamped. Looks like Ginger and Maryann skipped this tour! Via CNN HT Newser. The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a remote, uninhabited Pacific island Thursday after a Navy plane spotted palm fronds spelling the word “help” on the sand. The castaways who constructed the makeshift S.O.S. had been stranded on Fanadik Island for three days, according to the Coast Guard. This island lies about 2,600 miles southwest of Honolulu. Their small vessel had been swamped by a large wave and the sailors were forced to swim two miles to shore at night, Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooer, a spokesperson for the Coast Guard, told CNN. The Coast Guard was notified that...