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10 remarkable animals that have saved lives

By: Bryan Nelson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.

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Goat feeds farmer milk, keeps him warm for 5 days

While doing his daily farm work, farmer Noel Osborne was accidentally knocked into a pile of manure, shattering his hip. He was rendered immobile and stranded too far away for anyone to hear his calls for help. For five days, his goat Mandy huddled by his side, keeping him warm, even throughout stormy, cold nights. Perhaps more remarkably, Mandy allowed Osborne to milk her for sustenance.