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Rescued Elephant Adopts An Orphan Mouse and Raises Her as Her Own (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, mouse, orphaned, animals, bizarre, interesting, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 233 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Experts at ETC believe the mouse was also orphaned, as they have never seen another on their property. Perhaps this shared pain is what brought this odd pair together.
Russian Couple Adopted An Orphaned Bear 23 Years Ago And They Still Live Together
Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat, interesting, pictures, Stepan, bear, orphaned, adopted, Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko, Moscow, goofball )

Evelyn
- 438 days ago - boredpanda.com
Meet Stepan, a domesticated bear who lives with his humans in Moscow. Stepan has grown into a loving bear who helps around the house by watering plants and loves watching TV with his humans. He eats 25kg of fish, vegetables and eggs every day!
10 Day Old Orphaned Cougar Cubs
Offbeat  (tags: mountain lions, orphaned, rescue, wildlife, zoos, good news )

Dianne
- 788 days ago - oregonzoo.org
Sadly, too acclimatized to humans for re-release, but so adorable! :-) [and see first comment]
These Orphaned Baby Beavers Are Dam Adorable
Offbeat  (tags: Beavers, adorable, orphaned, sad news )

Scooby
- 924 days ago - thedodo.com
The two little puffy-cheeked baby beavers wound up in the care of Alabama's Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary back in March, after some cruel human killed their mother.
Animals Left Motherless By Poachers Are Brought Up By 'Foster Parents' in 50-Strong 'Family'
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, orphaned, foster, family, poachers )

Scooby
- 933 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Wide-eyed with enthusiasm, this baby elephant clambers over the weary elder lying on the ground.
Orphaned Baby Bear Given as a PET to a Wealthy Child Dumped After Two Days
Offbeat  (tags: Bear, cub, orphaned, abandoned, sad news )

Scooby
- 943 days ago - dailystar.co.uk
The female cub was found after her parents were killed by poachers. She was then sold on to the local family who bought her as a pet for their son.
Pets - Wild At Heart: The Orphaned Puppy
Offbeat  (tags: puppy, orphaned, kittens, cat, animals, dogs, interesting, off-beat, pets, protection, unusual )

Lone
- 944 days ago - facebook.com
VIDEO This puppy was rejected by his mother at birth. What happened next is extraordinary..
Russian Family Adopts Orphaned Bear Cub Whose Mother Was Likely Killed By Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: orphaned, bear cub, pochers, russia, family, adopts )

Scooby
- 947 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A family in far eastern Russia has adopted an orphaned bear cub which was found alone after its mother was likely killed by poachers.
Sheep Forgets How To Sheep, Frolics With Dogs Instead
Offbeat  (tags: cute, sheep, dogs, orphaned )

Angie
- 1018 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"She thinks the oldest dog ... is her mother," one of her humans, Jemma Mackenzie, explained in the description accompanying a YouTube video of the sheep. "Sleeping in the same basket and following her everywhere from a very young age!"
My Other Children, the Orphan Gorillas of Virunga
Offbeat  (tags: Orphaned, Animal, Humans, Africa )

Ray
- 1109 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Park ranger Andre Bauma has been taking care of orphaned mountain gorillas at Virunga, Africa's oldest national park, for the past seven years, and he says he loves them as if they were his own children.
Mother's Love Helped Actress Overcome War, Poverty and Bullying to Find Fame in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: violence, war, Iran, orphaned, Sahel Rose, Japan, love )

Naoko
- 1367 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Orphaned at the age of 4, Sahel Rosa celebrates her birthday every Oct. 21 and Oct. 23, although she will never know for sure on what date she came into this world.
OMG BABY COUGARS!!! And A Little About the AZA!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, cougars, cubs, orphaned )

CherAWAY
- 1462 days ago - observationdeck.io9.com
These cougar cubs, all siblings, all female, were orphaned in Oregon and were cared for at the Oregon Zoo's veterinary department until they could be found homes at other facilities.
Squiggle the Baby Mongoose Is Taking Over the House and Cuddling With Cats (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: Squiggle, baby mongoose, wildlife, wildanimals, Karen Paolillo, Founder, Turgwe Hippo Trust, orphaned, Mongoose, Squiggles, cuddles, kitties, must watch, video )

Barb
- 1616 days ago - care2.com
There's never an 'ordinary' day in the life of raising a baby mongoose. Just ask Karen Paolillo, Founder of the Turgwe Hippo Trust. Since Karen began hand rearing an orphaned Slender mongoose named Squiggle at her home in Zimbabwe, there have been......
Shrek the Orphaned Wombat Tries to Keep Warm Without Fur
Offbeat  (tags: shrek, baby wombat, wildife rescue rehabilitation centre, rescued, orphaned )

Simone
- 2298 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Britain may be sweltering under summer heat but down under it's winter time. So spare a thought for poor furless wombat Shrek, who has to rely on cosy blankets to keep warm. The youngster is currently being cared for by staff at the Kilmore Wildlife
Tiny Wombat Saved By Round-the-Clock Care From Wildlife Carers
Offbeat  (tags: baby wombat, rescuers, wildlife, orphaned, care )

Simone
- 2439 days ago - perthnow.com.au
"WE can't save them all, but bloody hell, we try." It's a statement that sums up the attitude of wildlife carers Stephanie Clark and Wayne White. Stephanie and Wayne are proud foster parents of an eight-month-old baby wombat called Tunna.
 

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