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City of Grand Rapids Employees Rescue Ducklings [Photos]

On Tuesday morning the City of Grand Rapids received a call to 3-1-1 from a resident who discovered ducklings that had fallen through a grate.

City employees responded quickly and rescued the ducklings.

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Tucker the Cow
The Legend of Tucker the Cow (photo via Grand Traverse County 911)
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The Legend of Tucker the Michigan Cow – The Long Night in the Window Well

Tucker the Cow was a happy cow. Tucker the Cow liked to walk around. Tucker the Cow was in a wind storm, and his gate opened. Tucker the Cow decided to take a walk out into the new world. Tucker the Cow got stuck in a window well. Tucker the Cow was sad. But then Tucker the Cow was found, and could walk home. So he did.

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Joe, High-Centered, Eats Tacos While Being Rescued – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, Joe tells the story of how he was rescued this weekend, after making a dumb mistake, and getting high-centered on a snow pile at Taco Bell.

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World's Top Dogs Compete At Westminster Dog Show
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More Than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs Rescued from Northern Michigan [VIDEO]

Over the weekend, more than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs were taken in by the Well Mannered Dog Center in Grand Rapids.

Fox 17 reports that the animals were rescued from poor conditions in Northern Michigan. Many had matted fur, fleas, and other signs of neglect.

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Firefighters Rescue Kayaker From Grand River

Over the weekend emergency crews responded to reports of a flipped kayak on the Grand River downtown Grand Rapids.

WZZM-13 reports that shortly after 5p.m. on Sunday, crews found a kayaker standing in water under the Bridge Street bridge, hanging on to a pillar.

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Puppy kitty lick, kiss and love
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Nearly 20 Puppies Ready for Adoption in Newaygo County

Nineteen puppies and six cats are now available for adoption at Lake Haven Animal Rescue in Newaygo County.

The animals arrived on Sunday, transferred from a shelter in Georgia where they were facing euthanasia, Fox 17 reports.

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Joe Raedle/ Getty Images
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More than 150 Crocodiles, Alligators Rescued From Toronto Home [Video]

Can you imagine having one full size crocodile living in your home? How about 150?

Last week over 150 crocodiles, alligators, and caimans were rescued from a home in Toronto where a man had been illegally keeping them as pets, ABC News reports.

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Mother Dog Buries Puppies to Save Them From Raging Fire [Video]

If there is anyone who questions a dog's intelligence, this will convince you otherwise.

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Stray Dog Leads Animal Rescue Workers to 10 Sick Puppies [Video]

Marina Tarashevsce, an animal rescue worker in Dallas, has been trying to catch a stray dog for weeks.

Then the dog wouldn't stop barking last week, and she noticed he wasn't with a female dog he usually ran around with. So she and another dog trainer went to investigate.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Manatees Rescued From Storm Drain In Florida [Video]

Several Florida manatees got stuck in a storm drain in Satellite Beach, Fla., on Monday night.

The story is fascinating!

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Firefighters Rescue Dog Stuck On Cliff [Video]

Firefighters in California last week rescued a dog that got a little overzealous when chasing a squirrel.

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Elderly Man, Mistaken For Seal, Saved From Blizzard [Video]

Gerald Whitman, of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, is a lucky man.

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