Unlikely animal friendships
Unlikely friendships between these animals disprove the saying "fighting like cats and dogs."
Sia Mai with baby pigs
Sai Mai, a female tiger, plays with baby pigs at a zoo inChonburi province, 50 miles east of Bangkok. TheRoyal Bengali tigress was born in captivity and breast-fed by a female pigfor four months after her birth.
A monkey does a handstand on the head of a sheep.
Auan and Jeena
Auan, a seven-year-old female cat, shares a meal with Jeena, a three-year-old male mouse at a farmer's house in the central province of Phichit, 281 miles north of Bangkok. The animals owners say since Auan found Jeena, he has been his playmate and protector, including warding off dogs.
Changmao and Chunzi
Changmao, the ram and Chunzi, the doe stand together during a cross-species wedding ceremony at Yunnan Wild Animal Park on Valentine's Day in Kunming, Yunnan province.
Baby monkey and lion cubs
A baby monkey, a lion cub and tiger cubs play at the Guaipo Manchurian Tiger Park in Shenyang, Liaoning Province.
Booger and Kitty
A dog named Booger, a cat named Kitty and multiple white mice, all named Mousie, wait outside a restaurant in Bisbee, Arizona.
Shura with an orphaned roe deer
A dog called "Shura" licks an orphaned roe deer it has befriended in the Simferopol zoo in Crimea.
Medo with a dog
Brown bear cub Medo plays with a dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia.
Bengal tiger with a german shepherd
A Bengal tiger and cougar cubs sit with a german shepherd at a veterinarian's house in Sydney.
Dog feeds tiger cub
A female dog feeds a 10-day-old tiger cub and her puppy at a zoo in Hefei, Anhui province. The tigress, who is a first time mother, was deemed incapable of feeding her young because of insufficient milk production, according to zoo authorities.