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  • There’s really nothing quite as cute as unexpected pairings of animals who become friends. We’ve seen friendships between a horse and a dog, a Labrador and dolphin, and an elephant and a dog, but nothing can compare to a cat who is mothering baby ducklings. Yes, you read that correctly. In a preview clip for BBC’s new show “Animal Odd Couples,” we get to see a mother cat who had adopted a group of 3 lost ducklings. A couple in Ireland discovered their cat with one of the ducklings in her mouth and of course thought she was going to make a snack out of them. They were shocked to discover the cat was, instead, mothering the three ducklings. The adoptive mama feline was even able to nurse the baby ducks! The reason she was able to nurse them was because she had just given birth to kittens a few hours before finding the ducklings.

    We decided to search for more cat and duckling pairings, and surprisingly it’s not that uncommon!


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  • A group of fisherman off the coast of São Paulo, Brazil, had their Nov. 15 fishing trip transformed into a rescue mission for one adorable creature of the sea. In a dramatic video uploaded to YouTube, the fishermen spot a young dolphin caught in a plastic bag. The anglers use a net to pull the calf onto their boat to help it out. After a few tries, they are finally able to free the dolphin from the plastic bag:

    Once the dolphin is released back into the ocean, it appears to jump out of the water for joy, which many people on the Web think was its way of thanking the fishermen. In another video that has people thinking that dolphins try to communicate with humans, a dolphin entangled in fishing wire approaches a diver in what some think is a sign that it is asking for help:

    Both cases remind us that we need to protect the ocean and the animals that call it home.

    Do you think the dolphin was saying thank-you? Tell us why or why not on our Facebook page or by following us on Twitter (

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  • Any person who calls themselves a boxing fan remembers the epic bout known as ‘The Sound and the Fury.’ The heavyweight fight famous for Mike Tyson taking a bite out of Evander Holyfield's ear in the third round 16 years ago. And in a hilarious new ad from Foot Locker, it’s time that Tyson pay up. In the 60-second ad, imagining ‘all being right with the world,’ Tyson and Holyfield meet once again:

      Tyson Other funny moments in the commercial include a full Brett Favre telling a waitress "a man's gotta know when to walk away," and Dennis Rodman buying a one-way ticket to North Korea. It’s always nice when celebrities can laugh at themselves!

    We'll put this one on our list of sports stars appearing in hilarious commercials, like this Tiger Woods American Express commercial:

    What do you think of the new Foot Locker commercial? Tell us on our Facebook page, or on Twitter at @YahooTrending.

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  • It's hard to imagine any story out of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines having a happy ending, but boy do we have one for you. Houssam Hammoudi of Canada knew his fiancée, Grace Acojedo, was in the Philippine city of Ormoc when Typhoon Yolanda (known as Haiyan in the U.S.) hit, but he could not get in touch with her. So Houssam set out on a journey to find Grace. First he flew to a nearby island and then took a ferry to Ormoc.

    Crowded ferry Houssam Hammoudi took to get to his fiancée.

    When he got to the area near Grace's home, he saw that it was in ruins. Her family home, the green one in the photo below, was destroyed.
    Grace's family's ravaged home in Ormoc

    Houssam luckily found Grace in a nearby clinic — she was alive!

    Houssam tends to Grace's wounds

    The coast guard agreed to ferry the pair to a hospital in the neighboring Philippine province Cebu. Once at the hospital, they learned Grace's injuries were worse than they thought. She would need several surgeries, including one to save her leg from amputation.
    Houssam and Grace on a ferry to Cebu

    Grace arriving at airport in Cebu. 

    Houssam is still at the hospital as Grace receives treatment. Houssam has been keeping an update of Read More »from Man from Canada Goes on Journey to Find His Missing Fiancée in Philippines
  •  Over the past few months, or maybe even years, web users have uncovered a shocking amount of footage pointing to a previously overlooked phenomena, if it can be called one: goats, rams, and other mammals, that sound like humans. Either they are all getting smarter, more human-like, or they just want to be part of a new viral meme. Today, we get the latest entry in the pantheon, thanks to Digg Videos. The video features a ram, or barbary sheep, as it notes, screaming like a human. And boy howdy does it. The video is now skyrocketing in popularity, with commenters writing horrific suggestions like, "I want to hear a chorus of yelling rams." A more understandable reaction, or perhaps tribute to the video, was commenter Linkzor24, who wrote, "AAARRRGGHHHHHHHHH." As with many YouTube videos, the rest of the comments don't bear repetition. What is it that causes this? Ram nature, or ram nurture? And since we are all suckers for a good "Animal X sounds like Thing Y" video, check out the

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