Some interesting stories about how animals rushed to save human lives.
All the same, the nature is amazing.
1. Lion saves girl from kidnappers
It was in 2005. One 12-year-old Kenyan girl was wanted for a whole week. It was known that she was kidnapped in order to be forced to marry. A week later, the child found - in the company of three lions, which, as it turned out, and freed hostage to death startling kidnappers.
It later emerged that until the police showed up, lions guarding the girl about half a day. They not only did not cause her any harm themselves, but also kept a sharp lookout, so no one else come close to it. Animals removed only when there were servants of the law. Experts have suggested that such a noble reaction predators spodvigli tears girls who could somehow recall the sounds of their own cubs.
2. Gorilla saves 3-year-old boy
As is known, in zoos wildlife kept in a specially fenced enclosures. This territory animals find their "own" and are usually jealous of respect for its borders.
August 18, 1996 at the zoo in Brookfield (Illinois, USA) on this same territory invaded three-year boy - climbed the fence that separated the gorilla enclosure from the audience, and fell with her straight to the monkeys. The height of the fence was about five meters, the child hit his head and lost consciousness.
Since human assistance had to wait too long, the rescue of the child has taken the gorilla named Binti Jua,. She gently lifted the boy in his arms and shaking, has brought to the entrance of the enclosure, where he was picked up by rescuers came to the rescue. And the police and zoo workers recognized that without the help of Binti situation could be much worse.
And lest you think that it was an accident and actions gorillas have been misinterpreted - in the 1980s, a very similar case occurred in a zoo Jersey. There is also the boy fell into the gorilla enclosure and lost consciousness, but he saved his biggest male in the group, who was guarding a child, driving away from his relatives until rescuers arrived.
3. Keith rescues a drowning diver