Whenever someone is in a life threatening situation, a real hero rises up to the occasion and saves the day. They don’t brag about it. They don’t need a medal. They just did what had to be done and they remain humble about it. Someone needed help and they were the ones who just happened to be around. And so, those brave people go down in history. Books are written about their heroic antics. And those books are turned into straight-to-video movies.
And we usually only hear the stories of people rescuing other people. And sometimes, we hear stories of brave animals rescuing humans. But we rarely hear about animals rescuing other animals. And while it sounds unlikely, it does happen, because a true hero doesn’t distinguish between species So here are a few examples of the brave, the bold and the daring in the animal kingdom. The selfless animal heroes who rose to the occasion, no matter what the dangers, even if it meant they could lose their own life in the process.