A banged up and bruised parakeet is back it home with its family after a ride in a vacuum cleaner.
Birdie's owner, Marie Margarone, was using her industrial vacuum when she accidentally sucked up the bird.
Roanin trembled, cowered and hid when she was first surrendered to Orange County Animal Services in Florida.
But thanks to Lauren Eggert, of Pawsitive Shelter Photography, the 3-year-old pup has completely changed.
Earth is in the grip of the "sixth great extinction crisis," say some scientists, with up to 2,000 species dying out each year.
These 11 great wildlife experiences could disappear within your lifetime.
The Companion Animal Alliance runs the animal shelter for East Baton Rouge Parish. The controversial group has made big changes to how things are run at the shelter. Their goal is to help save as many animals as they can.