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26th May '16 7:43:19 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In a first-season episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Judai helps procure the release of a monkey named SAL who is being used as a test animal in a dangerous experiment. Later, in season 2, SAL finds Judai lost on the island, starving and hallucinating, and brings him some bananas (and water, when Judai starts to choke from eating them too fast).
27th Apr '16 8:39:47 AM DannWoolf
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', the player comes across a dog and a wastelander fighting some raiders in a junkyard. The wastelander always dies, but the dog is saved it becomes a useful companion.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', the player comes across a dog and a wastelander fighting some raiders in a junkyard. The wastelander always dies, but if the dog is saved it becomes a useful companion.
29th Feb '16 2:28:24 PM margdean56
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* In ''ComicBook/RedSonja: Beserker'', Sonja rescues a polar bear cub from a pair of sadistic hunters who were tormenting it. The bear stays with her through winter. Years later, Sonja has been sentenced to [[GladiatorGames die in the arena]] and a bear is unleashed against her. It turns out to be the same bear and refuses to attack her. The two team up and escape the arena.

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* In ''ComicBook/RedSonja: Beserker'', Berserker'', Sonja rescues a polar bear cub from a pair of sadistic hunters who were tormenting it. The bear stays with her through winter. Years later, Sonja has been sentenced to [[GladiatorGames die in the arena]] and a bear is unleashed against her. It turns out to be the same bear and refuses to attack her. The two team up and escape the arena.



* A traditional tale of the Kamba people from Kenya tells the story of a man who cultivated a field. The crops attracted gazelles so he put traps to defend his crops. One day he saw a lion had fallen in one of the traps. He freed the lion after making him promise that he would not hurt him. Once free, however, [[TheFarmerAndTheViper the lion]] [[ILied attacked him]]. Then the man convinced the lion to let him go after promising that he would give him the heart of every animal that fell on his traps from then on. One day his wife accidentally fell on one of the traps, and just as the man ran to free her the lion appeared and demanded the wife's heart as part of their agreement. The man refused saying that this wasn't part of the deal, so the lion killed the wife and badly injured the man. Moral of the story: [[SubvertedTrope Don't trust lions]]. [[DeconstructorFleet They fucking eat people]].

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* A traditional tale of the Kamba people from Kenya tells the story of a man who cultivated a field. The crops attracted gazelles so he put set traps to defend his crops. One day he saw a lion had fallen in one of the traps. He freed the lion after making him promise that he would not hurt him. Once free, however, [[TheFarmerAndTheViper the lion]] [[ILied attacked him]]. Then the man convinced the lion to let him go after promising that he would give him the heart of every animal that fell on in his traps from then on. One day his wife accidentally fell on one of the traps, and just as the man ran to free her the lion appeared and demanded the wife's heart as part of their agreement. The man refused saying that this wasn't part of the deal, so the lion killed the wife and badly injured the man. Moral of the story: [[SubvertedTrope Don't trust lions]]. [[DeconstructorFleet They fucking eat people]].
26th Feb '16 10:56:53 AM JoeMerl
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* In the miniseries ''{{Shazam}}: Monster Society of Evil'' (written by the author of ''Bone,'' above) [[KidHero Billy]] always shoos away the cockroaches that infest his abandoned building, but is never seen killing them. When all the insects of the city come under the control of [[PsychicPowers Mister Mind]], this turns out to be very helpful.
13th Feb '16 9:23:56 PM Geosternbergia
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** The ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' mission that sporked this particular fanfic does not directly feature this trope, but another PrehistoricMonster character, the villainous human-hating [[RaptorAttack Velociripper]], was accidentally brought to the PPC in the aftermath of the mission. Ripper would go on to pull a HeelFaceTurn in a later mission, cast aside his anti-human grudge, and become a close friend of the [[AuthorAvatar newest persona]] of his author, who sympathized with him upon hearing of [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains just how badly even his homefic had treated him]] and gave him a much-needed chance to find peace.

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** The ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' mission that sporked this particular fanfic does not directly feature this trope, but another PrehistoricMonster character, the villainous human-hating [[RaptorAttack Velociripper]], was accidentally brought to the PPC in the aftermath of the mission. Ripper would go on to pull a HeelFaceTurn in a later mission, cast aside his anti-human grudge, and become a close friend of the [[AuthorAvatar newest persona]] of his author, who after said persona sympathized with him upon hearing of [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains just how badly even his homefic had treated him]] and gave him a much-needed chance to find peace.
13th Feb '16 9:23:00 PM Geosternbergia
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** The ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' mission that sporked this particular fanfic does not directly feature this trope, but another PrehistoricMonster character, [[RaptorAttack Velociripper]], was accidentally brought to the PPC in the aftermath of the mission. Ripper would go on to pull a HeelFaceTurn in a later mission and become a close friend of the [[AuthorAvatar newest persona]] of his author, who sympathized with him upon hearing of [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains just how badly even his homefic had treated him]] and gave him a much-needed chance to find peace.

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** The ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' mission that sporked this particular fanfic does not directly feature this trope, but another PrehistoricMonster character, the villainous human-hating [[RaptorAttack Velociripper]], was accidentally brought to the PPC in the aftermath of the mission. Ripper would go on to pull a HeelFaceTurn in a later mission mission, cast aside his anti-human grudge, and become a close friend of the [[AuthorAvatar newest persona]] of his author, who sympathized with him upon hearing of [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains just how badly even his homefic had treated him]] and gave him a much-needed chance to find peace.
13th Feb '16 9:20:57 PM Geosternbergia
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** The ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' mission that sporked this particular fanfic does not directly feature this trope, but another PrehistoricMonster character, [[RaptorAttack Velociripper]], was accidentally brought to the PPC in the aftermath of the mission. Ripper would go on to pull a HeelFaceTurn in a later mission and become a close friend of the [[AuthorAvatar newest persona]] of his author, who sympathized with him upon hearing of [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains just how badly even his homefic had treated him]] and gave him a much-needed chance to find peace.
3rd Feb '16 3:04:30 PM DoctorCooper
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* Subversion with most RealLife wild animals- because not AllAnimalsAreDomesticated, as some people found out. Also subverted with some RealLife domestic animals. And, of course, also played straight with some wild animals--though without the kind of expert knowledge to reliably know when it will or will not work (and how to do it right), it's quite a gamble to take. Many people take a reasonable compromise by helping the animal enough to save it/get it out of trouble, but will do everything to keep themselves safe while doing so (such as keeping their distance, using long tools and various things for protection in case the animal reacts negatively, always erring on the side of caution, etc).
24th Jan '16 7:52:04 PM NotOnAnyFlatbread
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* Literature/FirebirdLackey: Ilya gets help from a horse, nightingale, fox and the titular Firebird by saving their lives (or tasty apples, in the horse's case).

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* Literature/FirebirdLackey: The protagonist Ilya gets help from a horse, nightingale, fox and the titular Firebird by saving their lives (or tasty apples, in the horse's case).
29th Dec '15 5:53:27 AM Dravencour
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See also: PredatorTurnedProtector, InterspeciesFriendship, IOweYouMyLife, DisproportionateReward, CharacterWitness, RampageFromANail, LaserGuidedKarma, BecauseYouWereNiceToMe, and ComeBackMyPet. Contrast with TheFarmerAndTheViper, in which doing a dangerous animal a good turn is a colossally bad idea.

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See also: PredatorTurnedProtector, InterspeciesFriendship, IOweYouMyLife, DisproportionateReward, CharacterWitness, RampageFromANail, LaserGuidedKarma, BecauseYouWereNiceToMe, and ComeBackMyPet. Contrast with TheFarmerAndTheViper, in which doing a dangerous animal a good turn is a colossally bad idea.
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