Speculating on how the alligator found itself on Interstate 10 in the middle of a tropical storm, rescuers said: "I guess the alligator was trying to evacuate."
One dog, named Ducky, had reportedly been confined to one bedroom at the squalid house for six years.
A snake handler helped to save the animal after he saw a video of it in the storm drain on Facebook.
"Any day where nobody is hurt and no animals are hurt, then our mission has been fulfilled," said FWC Spokesperson Ronald Washington.
"Groups from all over the Gulf South converged to help rescue the injured dolphin," according to a Facebook post from the Slidell Police Department.
Rescuers stood in waist-deep water as they worked to free the animal, in just one sign of the destruction left behind by Hurricane Ida.
A similar incident occurred in 2003 when an adult tiger was rescued from an apartment in Harlem, the Humane Society said.
Emergency animal technicians had to use shovels and a sledgehammer to break through concrete and the 12-inch pipe.
The man came to the rescue of the unborn turtles after their mother was hit and killed by a motorist.
The snake was found poking out of a floor heater on the bus during routine maintenance work.
The pig, Binky, is one of millions of animals that are surrendered or abandoned by their owner or owners in the United States annually.
Video footage released by the Cincinnati Fire Department showed the dog, Gertie, wag its tail after it was pulled from the small gap on Sunday.
Henry the cat was so ill he could barely even open his eyes when he was rescued from a shelter in Paris, Texas.
Four-month-old Dudley and 2-year-old Norbit were at risk for amputation when San Antonio Humane Society staff found them wandering the city's streets.
Birdsall allegedly stole donations that were meant to house, feed, and treat the shelter's puppies and adult dogs, according to the Westchester SPCA.
The two were successfully separated and will be cared for by a licensed wildlife rehabilitator until they are deemed well enough to resume life in the wild.
"We saw that it was like a leopard ... At the moment, it was very weird. Like, why's this animal here?" one witness said.
Taking shifts, teams of local volunteers have been braving frigid weather to care for the stranded calf 24 hours a day.
Commenters heaped praise on Tango after he found the missing boy, and helped bring him back safe and unharmed.
A team in India managed to rescue the leopard after a four hour-long operation.
Mario the 10-week-old French bulldog is the latest to have been dognapped by thieves desperate to get a hold of the breed.
The librarians only realized there were a group of birds in trouble after finding one of the ducklings tapping its beak on the front door's window.
Photos of the dog showed it lying on the edge of the building without any barriers stopping it from falling.
"Affectionate" Sammy's new owners adopted him along with a fellow older feline, and treated him to a new hat. (edited)
Carefree Sammy loves napping and people-watching, Ray Anderson of Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society told Newsweek.
Once inside, the badger couldn't find his way out again. Local wildlife rescuers eventually had to save him.
When a man realized a cobra was not breathing properly, he risked his own life and tried to resuscitate it using only a drinking straw.
The 34 animals, some of which were as young as four and five months old, were almost the latest victims of extreme flooding in the New Zealand region of Canterbury.
A private tree service was hired after emergency services in Schenectady, New York said they would not help the cat that had been stuck high up a tree for at least a week.