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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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Rescued Dog Saves 6 Abandoned Kittens (Photos)

Banzé (or "Scamp") was once a homeless dog—so when he heard the plaintive mews of an abandoned litter of kittens, he did not hesitate to save them, as he had once been saved. The kittens were trapp…

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Why Dogs Really Do Feel Your Pain

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel Dogs may empathize with humans more than any other animal, including humans themselves, several new studies suggest. The latest research, published in the j…

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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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Wolf and Donkey: a Lifesaving Friendship (Photos)

Talk about a modern-day fable! In 2007, in the village of Patok, Albania, a wolf had been captured from the mountains and was being held in a cage. A villager put a donkey in the cage with the wolf, i…

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Cat and Deer, the Best of Friends (Slideshow)

This unlikely pair lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where they play together every morning. If you ever wanted evidence that the bonds of friendship can transcend even the most extreme differences, …

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The Lion Whisperer & His Lion Family (3 videos)

We’ve seen how dogs relate to humans by considering them part of their pack. What about lions? Here are three videos showing how one amazing man, Kevin Richardson, has become so accepted by his…

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True Love 2: More Animal Friends (3 videos)

We got lots of appreciative comments about our last group of loving animal odd couples—especially the cat and the crow. Here are 3 more. Which is your favorite? Rat Loves Cat Well, actually…

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