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Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat

Georgia sheriff's deputy Coleman Lewis freed a dog from under a house in Macon, Ga. The dog's owner sent him under the house to fetch a dead cat, but he got stuck after his collar became ensnared on a wire in the dirt crawl space.

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WATCH: Baby panda gets a bath

It’s been hot in Washington, D.C., and Bei Bei is trying not to get too sweaty. The Smithsonian National Zoo’s male cub is nearly a year old, experiencing his first steamy capital summer.

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Baby giraffe stumbles then walks with confidence at Cincinnati Zoo

A Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden zookeeper's video of an hour-old giraffe stumbling on its legs while trying to walk at the made the rounds on social media. Nearly a week later, the zoo showed footage of the baby giraffe with its mother, Cece, walking confidently outside. The giraffe was born on July 27 and does not yet have a name.

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Man finds bear family inside his house

A California man named Rodney Ginn and his friend got a big surprise when a bear and two cubs broke into his house near Mammoth Lakes, California. This footage appears to show a glimpse of one of the bears climbing up the stairs of the house. According to Ginn, the bears rummaged through the kitchen before eventually leaving the house for the forest.

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Bear cools off in family's swimming pool

A California family spotted a bear swimming in their backyard pool as it looked to escape the summer heat. The Arcadia Police Department shared video on Facebook of the trespassing bear as it swam in circles in the large pool.

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Kitten rescued from Komodo dragon den at zoo

Zookeepers aren’t sure how the kitten got into the Komodo dragon habitat at the Fort Worth Zoo. A zookeeper managed to grab this kitty and take her to the Humane Society – instead of her becoming lunch for one of the big lizards.

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Penguin chick born at the Bronx Zoo makes public debut

New York City's Bronx Zoo has bred a little penguin for the first time in its 120-year history. The zoo is now exhibiting the chick that hatched on May 10. The Bronx Zoo introduced the fairy penguins last year after receiving some from the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. Named for their small size and characteristic bluish hue, little penguins are also known as blue penguins, little blue penguins, and fairy penguins. Adults are only about 13 inches tall and weigh 2 to 3 pounds. They are the smallest of the 18 penguin species and native to coastal southern Australia and New Zealand.

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Win copy of the book ‘Dog Gone’

“Dog Gone: A Lost Pet’s Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home,” tells the story of Gonker, a 6-year-old golden retriever mix lost during a hike on the Appalachian Trail.

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Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat

Georgia sheriff's deputy Coleman Lewis freed a dog from under a house in Macon, Ga. The dog's owner sent him under the house to fetch a dead cat, but he got stuck after his collar became ensnared on a wire in the dirt crawl space.
Joe Kovac Jr. / The Telegraph
Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat 2:40

Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat

Police officer rescues young deer stuck in fence 1:33

Police officer rescues young deer stuck in fence

Giant panda cub Bei Bei sure enjoys water 0:19

Giant panda cub Bei Bei sure enjoys water

Baby giraffe stumbles then walks with confidence at Cincinnati Zoo 0:43

Baby giraffe stumbles then walks with confidence at Cincinnati Zoo