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From: Ralph & BA
Date: 4 December 2014 at 06:02
Subject: Fw: Fwd: UNUSUAL FRIENDS….beautiful!

After spending a lot of time alone in the same room of the ownerâs house, they 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.
A black swan feeding fish at a public park.
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 hit had lost its family.
It has been raised with the family dog since infancy and they are inseparable.
A five week-old wild boar plays with Candy, the Jack Russell terrier in Ehringhausen, Germany.

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.

A baby hippo was swept away by a tsunami and rescued by a wild-life reservation.
A 130 year-old tortoise immediately befriended him.

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 favourite 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 adopted 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 Garden ‘s in Florida.

A baby impala was left behind after the rest of its group ran away from the cheetahs.
Instead of killing 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.

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 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 as they are priceless. It makes it difficult to figure out why humans and nations can’t get along like this.

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."
Albert Einstein