Heroes. They’re not just the people in uniform or those in the profession of saving lives. They live among us. Heroes come in all shapes, sizes and forms. And sometimes, they’re not even human at all.
These remarkable animals become heroes when they save the lives of members of their own species, the lives of other species, and even the lives of humans.
Every case of animal heroism helps to demonstrate just how developed non-human animals’ emotions and abilities are, and shows that these creatures are much more similar to us they are than they are different.
Here are five amazing stories of animal heroes: