Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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A parrot and a dog settle a dispute over who gets to eat the last of the yogurt.

[dpaf.]

Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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Although cats and roosters don't always get along, this kitty is quite enamored with his avian pal.

[sayomg]

Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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A cat, a fox, and a bald eagle convene a meeting of the Secret Animal Society on a porch in Unalaska, Alaska.

[reddit.]

Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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A rather fascinating look at Saudi Arabian baboons who "adopt" feral puppies and raise them as pets.

The "adoption process" is closer to kidnapping than rescuing, so be warned -- the first couple of minutes make for some pretty rough viewing.

[superpunch.]

Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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Samantha, a 47-year-old western lowland gorilla at the Erie Zoo, has been all alone since her companion Rudy passed away in 2005. Zookeepers decided to try and alleviate her loneliness by giving her a pet: Panda the Dutch rabbit.

Initially cautious, the keepers introduced them in increments before leaving Panda alone with Samantha (keeping an escape hatch open just in case). But their concern quickly abated as the two took to each other right away.

Samantha's handlers say they aren't worried as she's never expressed anything but fondness toward Panda. Still, they say the bunny is more than capable of holding his own.

"He's fearless," says the zoo's chief executive, Scott Mitchell. "He's not threatened by her. More often they're closer together than they are farther apart."

[goerie / arbroath.]

Interspecies Intermingling of the Day

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Mikey the one-eyed rescue cat wants to be friends with the squirrel who always comes by the window to get peanuts (at least, that's what his owner thinks).

The squirrel is not so sure.

[arbroath.]

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Interspecies Intermingling of the Day: A Chinese farmer claims his cat has suddenly begun acting like a mother to a brood of 30 newborn chicks.

Lao Yang, of Suibing County in Heilongjiang Province, says Niu Niu's initial intentions were not immediately clear. "I came back home and found Niu Niu had got into the chicks' box and I thought she was going to eat them," he is quoted as saying. "I