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two year old Saimai, a Royal Bengal tigress, with two of six piglets she is raising.

On the heartwarming scale this rates as a positive scorcher. A forlorn tigress, heartbroken because her own cubs have died, is fooled into adopting a litter of piglets when zoo officials in California wrap them in tiger skins. Unfortunately, there was a twist in the tiger's tale. Though the pictures have not been faked, an animal welfare pressure group investigated and discovered they were actually taken at a zoo in Thailand.

3 1/2 mo. old cubby bear plays with Logar,  the family dog...central Slovenia  (6-1-11)

The Slovenian Logar family were surprised when a brown bear cub walked into their yard and made friends with their dog Podvrh. They've named him Medo, and want to keep him, though veterinarians think it would be better to reintegrate him into the wild.

Buddies. "The dogs are the bosses in these relationships," Rose-Hinostroza said. "If they ate together there would be one really fat dog and a really skinny cheetah." http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/12/companion-dogs-cheetahs-friendship-zoos_n_2667033.html

These guys have been friends their whole life -- one year! Let's toast to Kasi and Mtani having many more beautiful years together.

Photographer Michel Denis captured these amazing pictures on safari in Kenya. He was astounded by what he saw: "These brothers have been living together since they left their mother at about 18 months old, On the morning he saw them, they seemed not to be hungry, walking quickly but stopping sometimes to play together. 'At one point, they met a group of impala who ran away.. But one youngster was not quick enough and the brothers caught it easily'."    Repin it now ...If you liked it !!!!!

Nothing makes me go dawwww more than a friendship between two adorable animals from different species. (via The Uniblog) [Ed. Note: The orangutan leashing the dog looks so pleased with himself.]

This is why I want a German Shep. Brave enough and loyal enough to nurture tigers.

If these unlikely interspecies buddies can make it work, there's hope for us all.

The monkey got on the front paws on the head of a goat during a speech at a temple in honor of Chinese New Year in Beijing.

The monkey got on the front paws on the head of a goat during a speech at a temple in honor of Chinese New Year in Beijing.