These heartwarming relationships are unforgettable.
When life gets tough, our friends are the medicine with which we pick ourselves back up. A good friend doesn't look a certain way, walk a certain way, or even speak the same language. Friends are friends no matter what and these pictures featuring 10 unlikely friendships proves that.
Fantastic fox Roxy befriends baby owl
It may sound like the start of a joke but the friendship between Roxy the vixen and Blink the tawny owl is no laughing matter.
The pair struck up an unlikely friendship at Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, in Nuneaton, after Blink was separated from his nest and handed in to the rescue centre. And when he met Roxy, a ten-year-old tame fox, he found a firm friend without ruffling any feathers.
Sanctuary owner Geoff Grewcock said: “It is very unusual but we let Roxy meet Blink just to see how they would get on and the owl actually jumped on Roxy.
Leopard ‘Salati’ snuggles up beside golden retriever ‘Tommy’ in the back of a 4x4 at the Glen Afric Country Lodge in Pretoria, South Africa.
Emu Beaky Bill, at two months old with the family dog in Southend
Rosie the fox and Maddy the dog, near Corwen, Wales, Britain. Rosie the fox is seen trying to snatch a twig from Maddy the Lakeland Patterdale’s mouth.
5-month-old grizzly bear Bam Bam and 16-month-old chimp Vali love nothing better than a bit of rough and tumble together.
Orphaned otter becomes friends with orphaned kittens at the Secret World Rescue
This inquisitive dog was left stunned when a playful young seal gave him a friendly slap on the cheek
Real-life Bambi and Thumper have created the perfect friendship
A chimp and a puma get up close and personal