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Just Pal’ing Around – Animal Best Friends

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TORQUE AND SHREK

When keepers where afraid that baby owl Shrek’s mother might eat her due to stress, they removed her from the environment and good boy Torque stepped in as surrogate parent. They love to snuggle and have a hootin’ good time together.

BUBBLES AND BELLA

Bubbles may weigh 8,940lbs more then Bella, but that doesn’t stop them from being best friends — going for walks and swims together. Then met in 2007 when a contractor that was building Bubbles a swimming pool left Bella at the park’s preserve.

BOAR AND DOG

Small, but mighty! This boar and dog love chasing away intruders together.

ROSCOE AND SURYIA

This unlikely pair belongs to Doc Antle (featured in Netflix’s documentary, Tiger King). Roscoe was orphaned and Suryia the orangutan adopted him. The pair is featured in the children’s books that Doc Antle has written.

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

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.

RABBIT AND DEER

A picturesque woods scene of a rabbit and deer living in harmony.

Giraffe and Ostrich, Wilma and Bea

BEA AND WILMA

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

ANJANA THE CHIMP

After two young tigers where separated from their mother, Anjana took on the task of helping raise them in South Carolina, USA.

FRED AND DENNIS

When Dennis the Duck’s mom was killed by a fox, Fred brought Dennis home and begged his owner to keep him. His owner allowed the new feathered friend and the two have become fast friends.

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.

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.

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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.

CAT AMONG THE GOATS

Can you see who is hiding among the goats? It looks cozy in there!

CAT AND TURTLE

I can’t tell if the cat is enjoying the turtles company or just likes the heat lamp too much to move

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