News tagged with rescue

Some Texans defy evacuation, ride out storm at home

Even when water began rushing in under their front doors, several residents in Orange, Texas defied calls to evacuate, including Lonnie and Missy Givens, who stayed home despite mega-storm Harvey turning their community upside ...

dateSep 01, 2017 in Environment
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Japan flood death toll rises to 30

The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 30, officials said Thursday, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors.

dateJul 13, 2017 in Environment
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Ants rescue their injured

The African Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) are widespread south of the Sahara and are a specialised termite predator. Two to four times a day, the ants set out to hunt prey. Proceeding in long files, they raid termites ...

dateApr 12, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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