A group of motherless tiger cubs in a zoo in Thailand have an unlikely substitute mom: a young chimpanzee.
Dodo, the two-and-a-half-year-old chimp, has been trained to feed the cubs from a bottle of milk, and has been doing the job for about a year. However, as you can see in the video below, sometimes she gets tired of being responsible and just wants to play!
Keepers say she’s been doing a great job, but the cubs will soon outgrow their “mom,” and new arrangements will have to be made.
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