Midweek Blues

For this week’s midweek blues, think The Fox and the Hound, except it’s a chimp instead of a fox.

Yeah.

Normally, most dogs are fearful of primates (it must be the hands), but in one case of a Russian Mastiff, it would seem convention has been cast aside.

After a chimp in a Russian zoo was left orphaned after its mother died, the small primate took an immediate liking to Mama Mastiff.

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And to her puppies.

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And food.

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LOOK AT THEM.

If that doesn’t cheer your face up on a Wednesday, I don’t know what will.

This isn’t the first case of interspecies adoption. Many members of the animal kingdom find solace in other species.

From lions and sausage dogs:

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To mice and frogs:

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Or my personal favourite:

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*uncontrollable sobbing*