Unlikely Animal Friends


By encino - Posted on 21 March 2010

This is a look at some unlikely interspecies relationships. How do they meet? Not through the internet. Sometimes zoos and rescue centers need an extra mother for an orphaned young animal. Sometimes well-fed zoo animals are looking for some more playtime pals. And sometimes in the wild, strange things happen.

 

dog orangutan

 

boar with jack russell

 

tiger chimp

 

dog and pony show

 

dog with deer

 

dog lion cubs

 

dog and owl

 

dog parrot

 

dog pelican

wiener dog and pelican

 

dog pig

 

dog red pandas

dog with red panda cubs

 

the fox and the hound

the fox and the hound

 

giraffe ostrich

giraffe and ostrich

 

lemur and bird

 

lion circus horse

I wouldn't call these two friends, I am sure the horse would rather be somewhere else but circus trainers worldwide manage to pull this one off for certain short lengths of time.

 

mabel with her pups

Mabel the hen and her rottweilers

 

pelican tortoise

pelican and tortoise

 

serval and dog

serval and dog

 

sheep and elephant

 

owl parrot

 

bird mouse

 

kitten skunk

 

cat skunk

 

cat monkey

 

chimp cheetah

 

duck rabbit pig

 

dog dolphin

 

toad mouse

 

 

wombat kangaroo

Kangaroo and wombat, young pals

 

 

Who knew that tigers and pigs could be such friends?

 

tiger and pig

 

tiger and the pig

 

pigs and tiger

 

little pigs and tigers

 

little pigs

 

tigers and pigs

 

 

 

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