A black swan feeding fish at a public park.
After a devastating forest fire, fire rescue 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 raised together by a family.
Supposedly 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 he
lost his family. He’s been raised with the family dog
since youth and they are inseparable.
A five week old boar plays with Candy, the
Jack Russell terrier in
Ehringhausen , Germany .
Humphrey was a house pet that became too large
and was moved to the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
in South Africa , where he was safe but lonely.
Cameroon Pygmy Mountain Goat climbed Humphrey’s
enclosure fence 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.
A baby hippo was swept away by a tsunami and
rescued by a wild life reservation. A 130 year old tortoise
immediately befriended him.
Everyone knows who Koko the gorilla that speaks sign
language is. For her birthday one year, she signed 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 one from an abandoned litter
and Koko showed it tender care and gentleness.
A lioness abandoned by her pack decides 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 lion, tiger, and bear raised together in the same enclosure
at Noah’s Ark Sanctuary in GA play ball, cuddle, and chase each other.
A giraffe and ostrich form an odd friendship at
Busch Garden ‘s in Florida .
A baby impala was left behind after the rest of its group
ran away from the cheetahs. Instead of preying on the impala,
they played gently with it a bit before simply getting bored and leaving it.
Owls that hatched at a hawk conservatory were adopted
by the park keeper and became friends with his pet dog.
A few morn unusual animal friends.
They make me smile.