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Hero Pets

Lassie and Flipper were TV stars, but these animals are real-life heroes.

Other White Meat Catch a Thief
Even police wouldn't take offense to calling these crime stoppers "pigs." Wild boars help German police nab a wanted man.

Super Cute, Award-Winning Aimal Photos
A magnified dragonfly and a narcissistic monkey were among the top dogs at the National Geographic animal photo contest.

Parrot Parrots Fire Alarm, Saves Family
A man from Muncie, Ind., is lucky his parrot, Peanut, was imitating the sound of his smoke alarm. The fire destroyed his home, but he and his boy were saved.

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