20 Heartbreaking Photos That Will Portray The Fragility Of Life.
#6. Hurricane Irma left no stone unturned and ravaged through everything it stumbled upon on its path.
The destructive category 5 storm tore up trees, houses, toppling power lines and blocking roads around Cuba. But luckily, a team of handlers from Cayo Guillermo Dolphinarium were prepping their dolphins to transfer them hours before Irma was about to strike.
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#7. Fire can keep you warm and cozy. But it can also be a double edged sword. Fire can destroy everything you own in a matter of minutes.
It can reduce all your possessions and memories to nothing but a pile of ash and charred wood. This man managed to fetch some of his belongings before they were consumed by the fire that burnt down his home. Here he is in the outskirts of Jammu, India, giving his family members a call.
#8. Oil spills can affect marine wildlife by harming animals and plants, exposing these innocent creatures to chemicals and harsh elements.
Spilled oil can be very poisonous, whether animals get exposed internally or externally. It messes with their ability to protect themselves from the cold water, and many animals end up dying from hypothermia. Thankfully, for every evildoer, there’s a team of rescuers willing to volunteer their time and energy to help out in any way they can. This time, the volunteers are cleaning up a pelican that was affected by the leak.
#9. Is there a better human trait than having the capacity to feel empathy for our fellow beings?
Most of us are oblivious to how lucky we are as a species. As humans, we're able to speak, express ourselves, and ask for water and food when we're hungry. But a defenseless animal wouldn't make it on its own if it weren't for some human compassion.
#10. When tragedy strikes, everyone needs a lending hand, especially furry creatures without a voice.
11-year-old Isabella is holding one of six underweight and malnourished flamingos that were found at a shallow seawater lagoon. Over the last couple of years, the Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab center has been feeding and nourishing juvenile birds that have been found in tragic conditions.
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