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Tiger Cubs Adopted by Dog (Video)

Once again, I am delighted by the overwhelming power of motherhood! This primal urge is so strong that over and over again, we see one species of animal willing to mother the young of an entirely diff…

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Mother Cat Adopts Baby Hedgehogs (Video)

After their mother died, these baby hedgehogs were left alone... but luckily for them, Sonya the cat was willing to save them! Watch as Sonya nurses the wee hedgehogs, while also cuddling with her…

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Abandoned Puppy & Orphaned Kitten: Best Friends (Photos)

At Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in Old Windsor, UK, two lonely baby animals have adopted each other. They have become such close friends that they treat each other like sisters. The kitten, named…

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Dog Bottle-Feeds Orphaned Lambs (Photos)

Jess is a springer spaniel who lives on a 180-acre farm with 270 sheep. Three times a day, Jess makes a milk round, carrying a bottle in her mouth to give tasty meals to lambs whose mothers are unabl…

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Bulldog Adopts Wild Baby Boars (Cute Video)

These six adorable wild boar piglets were found abandoned in a forest outside Berlin. After being taken in by Germany's Lehnitz Animal Sanctuary, they were adopted by an unlikely new mother... a b…

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Orphaned Baby Chimp Adopted by Dog (Photos)

After its mother died, this little chimpanzee was in trouble: it needed lots of extra attention and care if it was going to survive. Luckily, a zoo employee was able to take the chimp home, where he c…

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Cat Adopts Baby Squirrel

This cat's maternal love transcends species... Related Links: Compassionate Mama Squirrels Cutest Animal Moms (Slideshow) Cat vs. iPad (Video) Dog Falls for Cat …

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