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Viral Video: Orangutan Adopts 3 Adorable Tiger Cubs, Lovingly Feeds & Plays With Them

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Viral Video: Orangutan Adopts 3 Adorable Tiger Cubs, Lovingly Feeds & Plays With Them | Watch

Viral Video: We all love watching animal videos. Animals are compassionate creatures, known to show kindness and generosity towards each other. Despite the lack of verbal communication, animals somehow understand when another animal is in need. Now, a beautiful video of a male orangutan lovingly feeding and playing with 3 baby tiger cubs has resurfaced again, making netizens emotional. Notably, the video is old and has resurfaced on the internet again, The video  features an orangutan in Myrtle Beach Safari, South Carolina who apparently adopted three tiger cubs, becoming their “surrogate mother”.

The video shows the kind and nurturing Orangutan feeding, playing with the adorable baby tiger cubs, and showering them with love. Just like a mother, the orangutan can be seen feeding the baby tigers milk out of a bottle and then embracing and cuddling with them. The video is sure to make you emotional and leave you teary-eyed to witness such a beautiful sight.

Watch the video here:

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— Dr.Samrat Gowda IFS (@IfsSamrat) June 30, 2022

The kind and compassionate gesture of the monkey has won people’s hearts and many commented that animals are much better than humans. One user wrote, ”Love is the force binding, and protecting, every form of life. If we all start caring for, not just humans, but other creations of God, too, we can surely help sustain life.”

Another commented, ”Animals are infinite times better than humans. ” A third said, ”Unconditional & purest form of mommy love!!” A fourth commented, ”This is adorable! It’s amazing how he plays with the Cubs and how he shows them love and affection as if they were his own babies.”

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Animals are infinite times better than humans.

— shubhada waknis 🇮🇳 (@waknis_shubhada) June 30, 2022

Awesome 👍
Great 👌 to watch
Animals are far greater than humans.
The love,care, affection displayed here is incredible.

— Dr.T.N.LOKESH (@DrTNLOKESH) June 30, 2022

Love (selfless love) is and will be the most beautiful part of nature.

— Hiren Waghela (@HirenWaghela13) July 1, 2022

So pure, isn’t it?

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An encounter with wild animals in Myrtle Beach is more likely than one might think, and not just the ones that take place on the Atlantic Ocean. Despite all its neon-lit attractions and modern development of the area, a back-to-nature experience with tigers, leopards, chimpanzees, orangutans, wolves and other endangered species are closer than you think at T. I.G.E.R.S, a local wildlife outfit dedicated to the preservation of these majestic creatures. Featuring two facilities on the Grand Strand, T.I.G.E.R.S. allows visitors to get up close and personal with rare and endangered species. T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach is a free exhibit featuring live tiger cubs and other creatures where visitors can get a sneak preview of bigger and better things at the larger facility in Myrtle Beach. Located about 17 miles south of the Barefoot Landing building, T.I.G.E.R.S. Wild Encounters Preserve features a large collection of animals with lots of room to roam. Trained handlers bring the animals to the free display area where visitors can pet, feed and take photos with some of the tamer species on hand. Professional photographers and videographers are on hand to capture the magical moments of bonding between man and animal, and they are available for purchase at the end of the tour. As one of the few breedng facilities in North America, T. I.G.E.R.S. often has young cubs on site, and also breeds the rare liger (half lion, half tiger). Guests can hold a tiger cub in your arms and feed it from a baby bottle, or watch as handlers run larger animals through the paces. Many of the animals from T.I.G.E.R.S. have been used in Hollywood movies, such as the “Ace Ventura” series, and they are trained on-site by T.I.G.E.R.S, which stands for “The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species.” Tours are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays beginning at 10 a.m. Children 6 and under are not allowed to take part in the tour due to safety regulations. Admission is $239 per person. For more information or to book your safari, call 843-361-4552 or visit the website at www.myrtlebeachsafari.com.

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90,000 in the Moscow zoo lives the Alligator Hitler

Komsomolskaya Pravda


September 14, 2014 1:00

On September 14, the 150th anniversary of the foundation celebrates the Moscow Zoo

Animal Zoo perceives their place of residence as their own territory: Anatoly Zhdanov: Anatoly Zhdanov

"Komsomolskaya Pravda" talked with Vladimir Spitsyn, President of the Moscow Zoo , about the brightest stories and adventures of this "house of animals".

“We are proud, first of all, that the animals in our zoo create families and give offspring,” Vladimir Vladimirovich Spitsyn told KP. - Among the world achievements of the Moscow Zoo, we are the first in the world to breed Steller's sea eagles, which live in nature in Kamchatka and Japan. Before us, not a single zoo in the world succeeded in doing this.

The birth of a walrus cub a year ago was also a great joy for us. The rarest cases in the world when walruses are born in captivity! True, the newborn, since we are reconstructing the pinniped enclosures, had to be transferred to the German zoo.

For the first time in Russia, a few years ago, a gorilla became our mother, she had a baby gorilla.

For the first time, some species of venomous snakes have also bred in captivity within the walls of our zoo. Of the predators, for the first time, Pallas' cat gave birth to its offspring...

In general, life is seething in the zoo.

“We breed Amur tigers, Far Eastern leopards, of which there are no more than 40 left in nature, Grevy's zebra,” says Spitsyn. – Rare species of animals - polar bears - also feel quite comfortable here and become parents.

Last year, a female polar bear had three cubs. Amur tiger cubs also hatched - two broods from two females: one has four, the second has three cubs. Many species of birds give offspring - cranes, waterfowl, penguins ... ".

Of course, the appearance of offspring in animals kept in captivity is a double miracle and a separate holiday for zoo workers. But this is not always possible. So, a year ago, the Asian lion Max - one of the 500 individuals of its species remaining on the planet and the only one in all of Russia - was brought from Rotterdam by a young female Lina. However, while she behaves aggressively and does not allow.

Zookeepers feed baby orangutans

- It often happens that young orangutans refuse to feed newborn babies. And our zoo employees raise them as a person themselves. For days they sit near them, nurse, feed from a bottle, while the cubs are in infancy. And then normal orangutans grow up, and they are sometimes attached to the “mother” who brought them up! ”, - says Vladimir Vladimirovich.

WAS THE CASE: at 19In the year 35, one lioness abandoned the born cub, and he could die. An employee of the zoo, Vera Chaplina, took the newborn, who was given the talking nickname Kinuli, to nurse her to her home, in a room in a communal apartment. The Scottish Shepherd Peri fed the lion cub, and the lioness became so attached to her that they had to be sent to the zoo together a year later.

And some animals of the Moscow zoo acquire offspring with "air adventures".

- The red duck Ogar lives with us, - says Vladimir Spitsyn. - These ducks did not want to nest in the zoo itself, although we created conditions for them, but began to climb the nearby high-rise buildings in Moscow, build nests there and breed. Chicks from such a huge height - 20-30 meters! - fall to the ground. The duck flies up to them and these daily chicks on foot (!) leads to . .. the zoo. This has been happening for many years now.

- Do chicks survive such a fall?!

- Yes. They are very light, and do not fall like stones, but plan.

And seven species of ducks in our zoo freely fly every year, hatch their chicks and together with the chicks fly to the southern countries for the winter.

About curiosities

- There was a case when a drunken young man jumped off the wall into the enclosure of polar bears, in which there were four adults, - recalls Vladimir Spitsin. - eyewitnesses said that the man sobered up already when he saw the approaching predators. People called for help. And the most ingenious began to throw stones at the bears, thus driving them away from the man. We dragged the “brave” out of the enclosure using a rope ladder, saved him - only scratches and teeth marks remained on his body. From the "Ambulance" refused.

Recently, visitors to the Moscow Zoo witnessed an incident that happened to a girl who wanted to take a picture of raccoons with an iPhone through the upper border of a glass fence. She raised her hand with the phone and did not notice that there was a special electrical tape running there. The iPhone fell out of his hand and became a toy for a nimble raccoon. He began to briskly "rinse" it, rubbed it with his paws, then hooked his claws on the silicone cover and tried to remove it. The funny thing is that I managed to send text messages of incomprehensible content and make a few calls while the girl ran for help. After some time, the zoo attendant came and took out the phone, and the people were satisfied with the impromptu performance.

“We recently built an enclosure for Japanese macaques. We had to transport a group of macaques from the Old Territory and make a presentation of the opening of a new enclosure, they promised to be guests from the city hall, ”recalls Spitsyn. - But, look - after 15 minutes, the whole group from the enclosure ran to the zoo and got lost in the crowd. It is noteworthy that the macaques behaved quite “humanly”, but our audience began to chase them with a whoop and after half an hour all the macaques returned to the enclosure . ..

Previously, animals ran away from the zoo to the streets of Moscow and were caught. But that doesn't happen now. We specifically provide for this purpose fences, obstacles, glass, electric shepherds or deep ditches. Unless some little thing can sometimes slip away, but it's not so dangerous. In the post-war years, it was when snow leopards ran away from the "Island of the Earth" and were caught in the city.

One day we decided to release peacocks from the enclosures into the territory. We think, let them take a walk, - Spitsyn recalls. - They showed off for two months, and then one flew away. We received a call from the Rassvet plant on Krasnaya Presnya, saying that your peacock is here, come! When our employees arrived, the peacock was hiding somewhere. So he lived there for a long time. Then we stopped releasing peacocks from the enclosures, as they fly away, and people are very concerned about this.

There was a case: A lot was written about one runaway peacock in the press. The peacock escaped from the enclosure at the zoo and at first found shelter behind the garages in Bolshoi Tishinsky Lane, then on a tree near the intersection of Khodynskaya Street and 19 Street05 years. The press service of the zoo said that the peacock escaped when the staff decided to move the birds to wintering in a closed enclosure. "It happens that birds fly away, and then they have to be caught. But no one has ever made such a long journey!" - said the press service. During the absence of the peacock, the zoo was called daily by residents of Tishinka, which, for some reason, fell in love with the fugitive. Several times experts went to the place, but they failed to catch the bird. The "prodigal" peacock himself returned to his 15 females.


- We have records of longevity among pets, - says Vladimir Spitsyn. “Unfortunately, this year a wolf who lived for 18 years died. Although in nature they live no more than 12 years. The Andean condor has lived in our zoo for 76 years! He also left recently. Now there are no such old men, except for one - the front-line Mississippi alligator, brought in 1945 by our soldiers from Germany, as trophies. And he is still alive to this day!

According to legend, our soldiers found this green centenarian, still a cub, in Hitler's bunker, took pity on the Führer's pet and brought it to Moscow as a trophy and gave it to the Moscow Zoo. They named the crocodile Saturn.

One summer, when Saturn was in open water, a group of visitors began to throw bottles at him, wounded him in the head, and he needed the help of a veterinarian. Now he lives in a glass box.

- We also have Fidel Castro's crocodiles, - says Spitsyn. - It was in the late 80s that cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov was presented by Fidel Castro with two cubs of crocodiles, and he gave them to our zoo.

We used to have a donkey who was always taken to the Bolshoi Theater to take part in the Don Quixote ballet - "assisted" by Pancho.

Some of our animals are filmed. But only those who are tamed. Wild animals cannot be removed - they do not lend themselves.

By the way, unlike theaters, circuses, ballet and other places of entertainment, the Moscow Zoo was unlucky with the attention of its managers. None of the Soviet officials went to the zoo and was not interested in it. True, the facts are known when famous artists complained to the zoo. For example, the actor Pyotr Aleinikov was a favorite visitor here and even made friends with the wolf that licked him...


In 1870, Alexander II presented the zoo (the first name of the Zoo) to the Indian elephant Mavrik. The elephant had an indefatigable character; once he was very annoyed, broke the fence, went out into the garden, and then out into the street. Seeing the huge size of the elephant, passers-by raised a panic. Going to Kudrinskaya Square, he broke the bakery window there, ate all the rolls and became kinder. Mavrik was caught by the zookeeper - he just took him by the trunk and led him.

The rhinoceros was given to the Zoo in the tsarist years by Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich Romanov, the zebra was given by the Egyptian khedive Ishmael Pasha.

In general, ducks and bees were the first pets of the Moscow Zoo...

In the summer of 1978, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the USSR applied to the zoo management with a request to allow a solemn transfer of two pink pelicans to Regent's Park for Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. This tradition has been going on for over a hundred years. Since the time of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, the royal family of Russia has periodically given pelicans to the royal family of Great Britain. Since then, "giving offspring, they lived there for 300 years." And soon a symbolic transfer of a pair of pink pelicans took place in the presence of two deputy ministers of foreign affairs and agriculture to the British Ambassador to the USSR, Sir Howard Smith. After that, the management of the zoo was immediately invited to England to exchange experiences.

Own canteen

It turns out that it is not at all easy to provide complete food for animals in captivity. For this purpose, a special Scientific and Practical Laboratory of Animal Feeding has been created at the zoo. In this "dining room", as Director of Zoological Work Sergey Popov says, more than a hundred different "dishes" are cooked daily. They also specially grow locusts, flour worms, tropical cockroaches and other small animals to be eaten by the terrarium dwellings, monkeys. Veterinarians monitor the well-being of the wards. Once a Malayan bear began to go blind. Analyzes showed a lack of vitamin A in the animal. The food was corrected, and the animal was cured.

But the "canteen" of the zoo is not always able to completely re-satisfy the needs of the inhabitants. For example, lions in nature eat live zebras and antelopes. In the zoo, this food is replaced by pieces of cow carcasses coming from meat processing plants. A few years ago, pandas from China were brought to the Moscow Zoo. Fresh bamboo was delivered to them by plane from Adler ... Pink flamingos can lose their beautiful color if their food does not contain sweet red peppers, shrimps, and beets, which provide a coloring pigment for plumage.

On the website of the Moscow Zoo, for example, a menu of macaws and cockatoos is given. It includes: wheat bread, oats, bran, barley, wheat, peas, beans, potatoes, carrots, beets, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, radishes, pumpkins, zucchini, fresh fruits and berries, dried fruits, raisins, jam, honey, sugar, butter, milk, powdered milk formula, cottage cheese, boiled eggs, flour worm, vitamins and mineral supplements: yeast, chalk, bone meal and small stones. As well as fresh brooms, stakes with bark, charcoal, pieces of red brick (clay).

Specialists develop the right routine for each pet. It is enough for boas and pythons to eat once a week or once a month. Others require daily food. Predators arrange "unloading" (or hungry) days. Indeed, in their natural habitat, tigers and jaguars are not always successful in hunting.

Zoo staff have found a way to feed those marine inhabitants who are used to passing water through themselves, feeding on the particles that it brings. For them, they came up with a special paste that forms particles of nutrient suspension in the water.

And yet, not all outlandish species of wildlife can accept the Moscow Zoo because of the difficulty of feeding.


To diversify the life of animals in captivity, zoo specialists play with some pets, come up with entertainment or even education for them. So, recently they decided to teach chimpanzees to draw. They are given crayons, and the coach deals with them. While skills in art are demonstrated by females, not males.

A plastic box with a tightly screwed lid and several holes of different diameters was placed in a cage for Kalimantan orangutans, and several sticks of different thicknesses were given. The female turned the box upside down and pushed the banana with chopsticks to a hole of the appropriate diameter. The male kicked the box, took the sticks, poked holes and lost interest in the process. But he began to unscrew the bolts on the cover with his fingers. The trainer began to show the humanoids how to put the sticks into the holes. The female managed to repeat the exercise...

A couple of Sumatran orangutans were given clothes and watched. The male tried to put on a dressing gown, frowned, folded his lips into a tube, stuck out his belly, but could not equip himself. The female was able to put on a dressing gown, but either showed her shoulder, or pulled it over her head, or buttoned and unbuttoned the buttons. The audience was delighted...

About the novel

It turns out that animals of different species may well like each other.

In the mid-1990s, a misalliance happened at the zoo. It turned out that due to a lack of space, a young male red kangaroo was temporarily placed with an elderly zebra named Venus. What was the surprise of the zoo workers, who saw that the zebra accepted courtship and even allowed the kangaroo to feast on its feeder. When the couple was separated, the red-haired groom began to yearn greatly, refused to eat. The zoo workers took pity on him and returned him to the "square meters" of Venus. So they lived side by side. The zebra lived to be 34 years old - 120 years in human terms. The kangaroo outlived his love, but he soon left the anguish behind the "cohabitant".

Population of the zoo: About 1300 species, that's about 8000 animals. For comparison: the zoo in Pilsen in the Czech Republic, which has the largest collection in Europe, has about 1,500 species.

From the impressions of zoo visitors:

“The Ussuri tiger carefully examined the gathered crowd from behind the bars. Then the mighty beast turned back to the audience and lifted its tail. The tail twitched convulsively, and a powerful, smelly jet hit the front row of spectators! A slight panic began, which grew into a stampede, when the tiger launched a second jet (albeit much weaker than the first). The young father said to his son edifyingly:

- Son! Now you understand why you can't get so close to the cage with the tiger?

- Because tigers pee far away!

“My girlfriend and I were walking in our Moscow zoo, we reached the pavilion with monkeys. We walk along the glass pavilions with these animals. They all go about their business, jumping, hanging from ropes, eating, etc. In the next corral, a fat monkey sits right next to the glass, red, healthy, hairy, his stomach hangs in a fold, his chest hangs down on his stomach, and his muzzle is even steeper than his body: his nose is so flattened, in short, ugly, to put it mildly, a monkey, and he looks at people, and his eyes are so sad, compassionate, it’s impossible to convey. My girlfriend looked at him, looked and gives out to the whole pavilion: “Well, God must have offended him with his face!”.0004

JOKE : At the enclosure with an albino Indian tigress, the guide patiently explains to the blonde woman why the animal lives in splendid isolation: “You see, not all species lead a group or pair life. In nature, each tiger lives on its own territory, meets with an individual of the opposite sex only for the duration of mating, and the rest of the time regards his visit as an invasion. If you add a male tigress for the whole time, fights will start.” The blonde sadly shakes her head: "What a pity."

About shoots (from the chronicle of the official website of the Moscow Zoo):

1960s. A group of penguins donated by whalers escaped from a poorly equipped enclosure. They were detained on the steps of the Krasnopresnensky department store, two kilometers from the zoo.

1983 Late in the evening, a young crocodile broke through the netting of the enclosures and entered the territory of the zoo. He was detained by herpetologist S. V. Kudryavtsev.

1980s. Using the open door, a gibbon escaped from the isolation ward and then settled on the roof. During the arrest, he resisted, biting.

1980s. Several horses, having escaped from the zoo, huddled in a herd and managed to get to the Bolshoi Theater square, where they were detained.

Late 1980s. Red wolves placed on the Island of Animals jumped out of the enclosure, pushing off the opposite wall (they live in rocky areas in nature).

Late 1990s. A young cheetah, having escaped from the enclosure, tried to hunt a pony that was returning with a driver to the stable from the “skating circle”. He was seen even before the attack and detained.

Early 2000s. Kharza (yellow-breasted marten) escaped. Previously, she made escapes inside the zoo, attacked the flamingo enclosure. not caught; reportedly lived in the city, hunting cats.

Early 2000s. Black antelope repeatedly found themselves outside the enclosure. After an investigation, it turned out that they crawled out through a half-meter gap under the fence, first sticking their heads with massive horns there.

2008 . The escaped coypu was detained at a trolleybus stop, where waiting passengers were feeding her bread.

2013 An intruder opened cages with birds in the exit section at night, but was attacked by a goose. The two released eagles remained near the enclosure, waiting for the staff to arrive. Zoo animals perceive their place of residence as their own territory.

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Friendship between various animals

Reception mother

at the Institute of Rare and Disaging Views (South Carolina, USA), an Andzhana Monkey, who is a professional adoptive mother for a large number of local local animals. She became a foster mother for small panther kittens, lion cubs and a baby orangutan. And now she is a mother for 2 white-haired tiger cubs with nicknames - Shiva and Mitra.

Such twins are, of course, very difficult to deal with. After all, a chimpanzee is not only engaged in playing with tiger cubs, in addition, she feeds them milk from a bottle. To put it simply, this mother knows what she is doing... And the tiger cub mother was deprived of her parental rights because she had an overly violent postpartum period and a protracted neurosis that caused a hurricane.

Kosulya and red cat

Such friendship is an extremely unusual and rather rare phenomenon in nature, but now we have become more often encountered by animals that are friends with each other.

And our story will be about the friendship of two different animals that live in the Odessa Zoo. Indeed, for several years, visitors, as well as employees of this zoo, can observe how a graceful roe deer and a yard red cat are friends with each other.

And now this is a separate sight in the Odessa Zoo - to see the friendship of a roe deer and a red yard cat.

Witnesses of this union say that there is nothing surprising in this, and most have already become accustomed to this friendship. The friendship between these animals has been going on for many years. A handsome red-haired yard man, every day he comes to the roe deer in the aviary, and she expects him and runs to him as soon as he crosses the border of the aviary fence. This couple can lie on the grass for hours, and bask in the hot sun, and rub their faces against each other.

Best Friends

And here is another story in 2004 Tsunami demolished the family of African hippos into the open sea, and then found only the baby, who was thrown into reef. A volunteer named Owen rescued this hippo, who was named after the savior. But Owen was confused and scared, and when he was released in the reserve, the kid immediately ran to the 130-year-old turtle, whose name was Mzi, and hid behind it.

The animals soon became inseparable friends. Currently, Mzi and Owen spend most of their time together, cuddling up to each other, eating and napping. The hippo even nudges the turtle when it wants to move.

Three predators should not live together, and these live

These lion, tiger and bear are real friends! An unusual trio, of course, but these three simply cannot live without each other.

They were rescued from the basement of a house in Atlanta, Georgia, during a police drug raid, and sent to Noah's Ark, a non-profit animal shelter in the south of the city. Noah's Ark staff fed the injured and emaciated animals, and in the end they decided to separate them.

But when separated, these animals became lethargic, sad, and could not eat, says Allen. As a result, they continued to live together, in the same building, and have been inseparable ever since.

Best mother for wild kittens

Licher Lish from South Africa is known throughout the world thanks to its maternal abilities, despite the fact that it never had its own puppies. But Lisha became an excellent mother for a variety of cubs that were abandoned by their wild parents, including cheetah, wild boar, tiger cubs and other cubs.

Reserve manager Rob Hol says that Lisha domesticates animals and is a bridge between the wild world and people. Animals easily get used to Lisha, seeing that she trusts a person, they also begin to feel much calmer in relation to a person.

The lioness adopted a small antelope

Calls this amazing lioness of Kamemuhnaya, which in the local language of Sambur means "blessed", and she has already six adopted studies, not a single one of them does not belong to the breed of lions. It's... antelopes. The strange lioness took her first "foster" under guardianship almost a year ago. The mother of the little oryx, seeing the predator, fled. The lioness accepted the frightened cub as her own, despite the species difference. Hundreds of people (park rangers, tourists) waited with bated breath for the denouement, fearing that the hunter's instinct would take over. But the lioness continued to take care of the antelope, licked her and even let her horns scratch her side.

True, that story ended sadly - weakened from hunger (all this time - two weeks - while the baby was nearby, she did not eat anything) the "mother" missed the baby, and another lion ate it while Kamunyak was sleeping under a tree. Finding the gnawed remains of the cub, the lioness growled menacingly at the stranger until she drove him away, and a month later she was already walking with a new baby antelope!

Kamunyak now has six adopted children. The second baby was taken away from her by the workers of the reserve, because he was too small to survive without mother's milk, just like the third - but he was rather "separated" from his foster mother, because his biological parent was nearby all this time. The fate of the fourth and fifth cubs turned out to be similar to the fate of the first - they were killed by other lions, but the sixth was lucky - his mother survived, and the lioness even allowed her to approach the baby and feed him, after which she again took care of herself, not trying to encroach on anyone. on the life of an antelope mother, nor on the life of her son

A film has been made about this amazing story and is easily found on the Internet.

Baran Albert and Elephant

Once in the African SHAMVIKHA reserve, she died an elephant, and left a very young elephant of the Tanet of one, veterinarians of this reserve hoped that the other elephant would adopt the poor sire one elephant did not undertake to feed this baby elephant. Then the veterinarians took up the baby elephant, they constantly watched and cared for him, but Temba was very depressed and did not take food from people.

Fearing for the life of this baby elephant, the doctors decided to introduce the baby elephant to the ram Albert, who lived in a nearby village, hoping that the baby elephant and the ram would become friends. And although initially there was some tension in their relationship, the animals soon became inseparable, and soon after that the baby elephant Temba began to eat.

Unfortunately, this story has a sad ending. At the age of two, Temba began to prepare for an independent life, and friends were separated: now they lived side by side, but separately from each other. So it was necessary that the baby elephant, attached to the sheep, could eventually leave the reserve and join his wild relatives. But the coveted meeting never took place. In February 2010, Temba died suddenly. As it turned out later, due to problems with the intestines.


It's hard to find more different friends than a dog and an owl. But they can also become best friends. This is exactly what happened to Ingo the sheepdog and Poldi the owl.

Photographer Tanya Brandt from Germany managed to capture the most unusual friendship of all time. And animals cannot be forced to pose if they do not feel comfortable and harmonious with each other.


Here is another unusual case, photographer Norbert Rosing, who shot the beauty of Northern Canada.

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