20 Animals That Are Real-Life Heroes

Contrary to common opinion, heroes aren’t just for comic strips or the big screen – or even for humanity. Animals, both wild and domesticated, are known to regularly do heroic acts of bravery. Service dogs are companions and protectors for their owners.

These are packs of predators who, out of nowhere, always show unexpected generosity. Don’t forget about the canines and felines who have served on the front lines. Yes, saving a life – or numerous lives – is natural and easy to these furry and cuddly heroes.

It’s even possible to call it animal intuition. So keep reading to meet your new heroic cast – none of whom wear capes.