39 Missing Children Rescued

This week, US Marshals revealed that over three dozen missing children were recovered in the state of Georgia during a two-week sting dubbed “Operation Not Forgotten.” According to reports, Thursday, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr praised the rescue effort which was conducted in Atlanta and Macon, saying: “I cannot say enough about Operation Not Forgotten and the men … Continue reading 39 Missing Children Rescued

Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

A Taco Bell employee in Tennessee is being hailed a hero for saving a man's life after he passed out in the drive-thru. Sonja Nixon Frazier, the night shift manager at a Taco Bell restaurant in Clarksville, doesn't usually work during the day. But on August 12, in a fortunate turn of events, she happened … Continue reading Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

Africa Free of Wild Polio

Africa has been declared free from wild polio, after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies, national and local governments, community volunteers and survivors. Four years after the last recorded cases of wild polio in northern Nigeria, the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) on Tuesday certified that the continent is now free … Continue reading Africa Free of Wild Polio

Tiny Elephant Shrew Species Missing For 50 Years Reappears

"The mouse-sized species, called the Somali sengi, became a ‘lost species’ following its last scientific recording in 1968 – in spite of local sightings, which ultimately were never confirmed. Until now, with the adorable little creature having been found alive and well in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa, during a scientific expedition." … Continue reading Tiny Elephant Shrew Species Missing For 50 Years Reappears

Rare Rhino Full of Joy

"A rare Javan rhinoceros has been captured on camera gleefully rolling around in the khaki, tropical waters of a national park, on the westernmost tip of Indonesia’s Java island. The video of the critically endangered Javan rhino, one of only 72 left in the wild, was posted on Twitter by Indonesia’s environment minister, Siti Nurbaya … Continue reading Rare Rhino Full of Joy

Is There a New Baby Panda Due

An ultrasound today revealed that the National Zoo’s resident giant panda, Mei Xiang, could be expecting. A signal of hope emitted from the Smithsonian's National Zoo this morning as caretakers discovered that resident giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) may be pregnant. An ultrasound revealed tissues that indicate a baby panda could be growing, though it is too … Continue reading Is There a New Baby Panda Due