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Unusual Friends

After spending a lot of time alone in the same room of the
owner’s house, a crow and a dog grew fond of each other.
The crow is   almost always on the dog’s back,
the dog even barks when   people try to touch his pal.
The owner built a custom harness for more comfortable rides.
After a devastating forest fire, fire rescuers ran out of crates for
the animals saved from the blazes.  This fawn and baby bobcat were placed together in the office. Hours later, firemen noticed they’d taken a liking to one another and cuddled for the duration they were kept together.
A duck and house cat were raised together by a family.
Reportedly the duck hates water and hasn’t figured out
yet that it can fly.
A wild-life park in China adopted two tiger cubs, which were
soon adopted by a worker’s dog that happened to be in the
pen frequently.
The Fernandez family adopted a tiger cub after it had lost its
family.  It has been raised with the family dog since infancy,
and they are inseparable.
Humphrey the hippopotamus was a house pet that became too large
and was moved to the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve   in South Africa,
where he was safe but lonely.  A Cameroon Pygmy Mountain Goat climbed
the fence into Humphrey’s enclosure and befriended him.
  Sobe the iguana and Johann the cat were both rescued by a
woman in Brooklyn, NY. Every day when the iguana is let out
of her cage, she seeks out Johann for play time, along with
a rabbit also kept as a pet.
Koko the gorilla is famous for having learned to communicate by sign-language.
For her birthday one year, she made signs   to her teacher that she wanted a kitten.
Koko’s teacher wasn’t surprised, as Koko’s two favorite books were about cats.
They adopted a kitten from an abandoned litter and Koko showed it
great care and gentleness.
A lioness abandoned by her pack decided to adopt a baby
impala after killing its mother. Several times, she tried to
leave the baby in the company of other impalas, but ended
up having to take the baby back under her wing after the
adult impalas were frightened away by her.
A giraffe and ostrich form an odd friendship at Busch Gardens   in Florida.
Owls that hatched at a hawk conservatory were adopted
by the park-keeper and became friends with his pet dog.
After a family took in this stray cat, she grew fond of their
elderly dog. Realizing the dog was blind, the cat took on
the responsibility of leading the dog to his water, food, shade,
and toys. She would follow closely under his chin to guide him.
A stray cat wandered into this Asiatic bear’s enclosure at the
Berlin Zoo.  It has been coming back frequently for 10 years
to visit its friend.
This unusual pair have been seen together for over a year in Lake Van in Turkey.
They were first spotted by a local fisherman who witnessed them sharing a fish and playing together.
At the Tiger institute in South Carolina, a female chimpanzee
raised white tiger cubs after they were separated from their mother.
A photographer witnessed a wild polar bear coming upon
tethered sled dogs in the wilderness of Canada’s Hudson Bay.
Instead of devouring the dogs, they played and cuddled.
The polar bear returned every night that week.
  Other examples of strange and improbable animal friendships:
I hope you enjoyed these photos as much as I did.
It makes it difficult  to figure out why humans and nations
can’t get along   like this.
Happiness isn’t where you find it.
Happiness is where you create it.


I hope you enjoyed these photos as much as I did.
It makes it difficult  to figure out why humans and nations
can’t get along   like this.
Happiness isn’t where you find it.
Happiness is where you create it.

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