Just Pal’ing Around – Animal Best Friends

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Owen and Mzee, Animal Pals, Unlikely Friendships

Owen and Mzee

Owen, a baby hippo, was separated from his mother during a tsunami in 2004. He was brought to the Haller Park Rescue Center on the Kenyan coast where he met Mzee, a 130-year-old tortoise. They palled around for two years before Owen was moved to a separate enclosure, due to his size and concerns for Mzee’s safety.

Roo and Penny, Animal Friends

Roo and Penny

Fluffy, two-legged, and good-natured, it’s no surprise that Penny and Roo became fast friends. Penny is a silkie chicken and Roo is a two-legged Chihuahua.   Both were rescued from the Duluth Animal Hospital.

Giraffe and Ostrich, Wilma and Bea

Bea and Wilma

Long necked buddies, Bea and Wilma love hanging out together at Busch Gardens in Florida.

Tinni and Sniffer, Fox and the Hound, Norway Forest Friends

Tinni and Sniffer

The fox and the hound movie becomes a reality in Norway, as Tinni the dog and Sniffer the wild fox play in the woods and hang out daily.

Lions and Tigers and Bears Friends, Unlikely Animal Friends

Shere Khan, Baloo and Leo

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my, what great friends! This threesome shares the tragic background of being raised and abused by a drug dealer. They were rescued and currently enjoy their days together at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary in Georgia.

Squirrel and dog friends

Jax and Wally

Jax, a Bernese mountain dog has a tiny squirrel friend named Wally. Wally was a baby when Jax’s family brought him into their home. Wally and Jax get along and Wally is often found hiding nuts in Jax’s thick fur.


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